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The committee system explained

The do's and dont's of the committee and sub-committee system.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022

Tags: Committee

Calculating bank holiday entitlement & pay

A guide to calculating bank holiday entitlement and pay for council employees.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022

Handing complaints - a brief guide

A brief guide from our HR expert Chris Moses about handling complaints.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022

Tags: HR

East Midlands Devolution Q&A

A useful Q&A that explains the details of devolution in the East Midlands.

Mon, 05 Sep 2022

Post-covid staffing - how to handle re-structure

Our HR expert Chris Moses explains the processes and pitfalls of changing staff contracts in the post-Covid environment.

Mon, 05 Sep 2022

Tags: Employment, HR

2022 DALC AGM 20th October 2022

The 2022 DALC AGM will be held on 20th October at Derby County Football Club. The draft agenda is available

Thu, 01 Sep 2022


Dignity at Work Policy

Template policy document that is recommended to address bullying and harassment in the workplace

Thu, 01 Sep 2022

External Audit fees for 2022-23 to 2026-27

The Smaller Authorities Audit Appointments Board (SAAA) have set the external audit fees for the next 5 year period. Fees are dependent on the turnover of the council.

Wed, 24 Aug 2022

Derbyshire Environmental Trust - funding guidance notes 2022

Derbyshire Environmental Trust - funding guidance notes 2022

Mon, 18 Jul 2022

DALC Excellence Awards - 2022 entry form

Entry form for the 2022 DALC Excellence Awards - categories Council, Councillor and Clerk of the Year. Closing date June 30th, 2022.

Tue, 12 Apr 2022

Practitioners' Guide 2022

Governance and Accountability Guide for the financial year 2022-23

Wed, 06 Apr 2022

Basic Report to Council Template

A template to support standardisation of reports to council to ensure all relevant information is provided

Mon, 14 Mar 2022

Handling Council Conflict

HR newsletter outlining potential claims against individual councillors due to poor behaviours.

Tue, 08 Mar 2022

Tags: HR

Clerk National Salary award

The pay award for 2021-22 has been announced at an increase of 1.75% with an adjustment to take into account the national minimum wage.

Fri, 04 Mar 2022

HR advice on the ending of Covid restrictions

As Covid restrictions end on February 21st, 2022, our HR expert Chris Moses discusses the impact for employees and employers - including the end of self-isolation.

Mon, 21 Feb 2022

Civility & Respect Project Group newsletter

Newsletter from the Civility & Respect Project Group, a collaboration between NALC, SLCC, OVW, COUNTY ASSOCIATIONS.

Mon, 21 Feb 2022

Procurement threshold increases - January 1st, 2022

Details of the increase in procurement threshold increases, as of 1st January 2022.

Thu, 10 Feb 2022

Making Tax Digital - 1st Feb update

Update on digital vat returns (Making Tax Digital) from our financial partners Parkinson.

Thu, 10 Feb 2022

DALC Internal Audit checklist for year ending March 2022

A comprehensive checklist for councils to use in liaison with their independent internal auditor for the financial year ending March 2022.

Thu, 10 Feb 2022

Review of Postal Regulations Consultation

NALC briefing on consultation from OFCOM regarding postal regulations. Response required by 17th February 2022

Thu, 27 Jan 2022

Creating Rewarding Jobs

Our HR expert Chris Moses describes how councils, as employers, can successfully appeal to clerks and other skilled workers in a challenging jobs market.

Mon, 06 Dec 2021