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DALC training timetable - May-December 2021

An easy-view timetable of DALC's training courses, including costs and full details, from May 2021-Dec 2021.

Tue, 25 May 2021

Tags: Training

List of ballot bill MPs - Local Electricity Bill campaign

A list of the 20 MPs chosen in the 2021 Parliamentary Ballot; campaigners are urging residents and councils to lobby these MPs to introduce the Local Electricity Bill as their 'chosen' bill to become law.

Tue, 25 May 2021

Risk-assessment checklist

An 11-point checklist to consult when carrying out risk assessments

Mon, 24 May 2021

Tags: HR

The importance of robust workplace policies

The importance of robust workplace policies - by Chris Moses

Thu, 20 May 2021

2021 - 4th Annual Excellence Awards entry form

Entry form for DALC's 4th Annual Excellence Awards

Sat, 01 May 2021

DALC High Court Ruling Note

DALC note on the High Court ruling about remote meetings

Thu, 29 Apr 2021

VAT on digital services - Parkinson Partnership advice document

Details of how to handle VAT on digital services (eg Zoom) by the Parkinson Partnership

Thu, 29 Apr 2021

NALC / MHCLG consultation on Phone Masts & Infrastructure

NALC and MHCLG consultation document on proposed changes to laws regarding phone masts and electronic communications infrastructure.

Thu, 29 Apr 2021

2021 changes to the Practitioners' Guide

List of changes made in 2021 to the practitioners' guide - Governance and Accountability for Smaller authorities.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021

Practitioners' Guide - Governance and Accountability for Smaller Authorities 2021

Updated for 2021 Practitioners' Guide for Small Authorities - for clerks to ensure proper financial practices are followed.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021

Changes to Public Procurement Thresholds 2020

Post exit from the EU, current thresholds for public procurement.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021

HR News March 20201 - update on return to work procedures

As shielding ends on the 31st March and lockdown restrictions are eased, this guides you through staff returning to the workplace

Wed, 24 Mar 2021

Newsletter March 2021

  1. '5 Ways to Well-being' grants available
  2. Census & Covid – FAQs and advice
  3. New finance training course dates added
  4. NACO protocol on death of senior public figure
  5. Warmth warning for defibrillators
  6. 'Design Code' views sought from Derbyshire's councils
  7. Be ready for internal audit – DALC checklist now online
  8. Activate your sports funding… with Active Derbyshire
  9. Zoom in for grant advice
  10. EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2021 – entries now open!
  11. DALC Exec welcomes new police rep
  12. See you at the Forum…
  13. After Brexit – changes to procurement procedures
  14. How to legally drone on…
  15. Councillorzzz caught napping
  16. Canvassing during Covid – new guidelines released

Fri, 12 Mar 2021

Grant funding bulletin for March 2021

Regular bulletin produced by NALC

Fri, 12 Mar 2021

The Good Councillor's Guide to Cyber Security

NALC produced booklet outlining best practice for cyber security

Tue, 09 Mar 2021

2021 NACO Protocol marking the death of a senior national figure

Protocol guidelines from NACO on marking the death of a senior national figure.

* IMPORTANT NOTE FROM NACO: 'Given the sensitivity of the subject to which they relate, these Guidance Notes must be treated as strictly confidential. They should not be quoted in reports or minutes, nor discussed in any formal public meetings. The intention is that the Notes should be used to put in place appropriate arrangements, quietly, behind the scenes and well in advance of them being needed. It is on that understanding that the Notes are made available.'

Mon, 01 Mar 2021

Tags: NACO, Protocol

Census 2021 FAQ

A helpful document of FAQs concerning the 2021 Census

Mon, 01 Mar 2021

Tags: Census

2021 Internal Audit Checklist

2021 Internal audit checklist - please give to your internal auditor to enable them to undertake their role effectively

Thu, 25 Feb 2021

2021 Census information

Useful information about the 2021 Census, including Q&A

Mon, 22 Feb 2021

Tags: Census, Useful

Equality & Diversity Policy

Draft policy template regarding Equality and Diversity

Thu, 18 Feb 2021

Sickness Absence Policy

Draft policy template dealing with sickness absence.

Thu, 18 Feb 2021

Training & Development Policy

Draft policy template for Training & Development

Thu, 18 Feb 2021

Expenses policy

Draft policy template covering expenses.

Thu, 18 Feb 2021

Lone Working Policy

Template policy document for staff who are working alone

Thu, 18 Feb 2021

Whistleblowing Policy

Template policy document regarding whistleblowing.

Thu, 18 Feb 2021

Anti-bullying & Harassment at Work Policy

Template policy document to address bullying and harassment in the workplace

Thu, 18 Feb 2021

Social Media policy guidelines

Social media policy guidelines for councils

Thu, 18 Feb 2021

Information Technology Policy guidelines

Policy guidelines on IT use within councils

Thu, 18 Feb 2021