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HR Council News Nov 2019

HR newsletter giving changes in legislation from April 2020

Mon, 18 Nov 2019

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Good Councillor's Guide to Transport Planning

NALC guide to transport planning

Mon, 11 Nov 2019

Tree Charter tree application form

For Councils signed up to the Tree Charter, application form for trees from the Woodland Trust. Completed form to be sent to the Woodland Trust at

Fri, 04 Oct 2019

Tree Charter sign up form

Form to complete for the Council to sign up to the Tree Charter. To be returned on completion to NALC either directly or through DALC.

Fri, 04 Oct 2019

Good Employer guide

Employment guidance - produced by the National Association of Local Councils

Fri, 30 Aug 2019

2019 Agenda for DALC AGM - DRAFT

Draft Agenda for the DALC 2019 AGM

Thu, 15 Aug 2019

Clerk Higher Education Qualification Prospectus 2020: Community Governance

An advanced qualification for local council officers who work with local communities.

The qualification has a number of benefits including being;

• Unique - targeted at local council officers
• Flexible - allows for specialist topics to be studied facilitating work-based learning
• Part-time - allows students to get a qualification while they work and features three 24-hour study days each year
• Supportive - student support is offered throughout the course in the form of an online learning environment, as well as a professional, experienced teaching team

Students can gain a Certificate of Higher Education (CertHE): Community Governance (Level 4), Foundation Degree: Community Governance (Level 5) or BA Hons: Community Governance (Level 6).

The Community Governance course is provided through De Montfort University (DMU), who were awarded Gold in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework and are an internationally recognised centre of excellence on local government.

Mon, 12 Aug 2019

By deeds and their results: How we will strengthen our communities and nation

July 2019 Government document setting out the plans for communities, including strengthening the purpose and role of parish and town councils.

Mon, 12 Aug 2019

Circular 2019-07

DALC Excellence Awards – Year 2
• Community Organising Training – change of date
• Summary of House of Lords Select Committee Report on the Rural Economy
• Town and Parish Council VE Day 75 – 8 May 2020
• Use of the Council Seal
• Councillor Essential Training Course – 3 July 2019

Tue, 04 Jun 2019

Good Councillor's Guide to Finance and Transparency

Support to Councillors to help them understand their obligations and commitments with public money - both generally and under the Transparency Code requirements.

Thu, 23 May 2019

Rural Economy: Summary of House of Lords Select Committee Report 2019

NALC summary of the report with pertinent points for parish and town councils

Thu, 02 May 2019

Governance and Accountability: Summary of changes for 2019

Summary of the changes from 2018 in the Practitioner's Guide

Tue, 09 Apr 2019

Standards in Public Life Committee - Summary Report 2019

DALC Summary of the report from the Committee on Standards in Public Life published January 2019.

Tue, 19 Mar 2019

Circular 2019-03

Latest circular

Tue, 19 Feb 2019

VAT: Making Tax Digital Advice note

Note on how to manage new arrangements with respect to VAT to ensure compliance

Mon, 11 Feb 2019

2019-03 Circular

Latest circular with information on:

• Spring Seminar
• Preparations for a no-deal Brexit and local elections
• Final local government finance settlement
• Parliamentary Inquiry into ethical standards in local government published
• HR Advice on Short Service Contracts and Dismissals
• Open letter to Councillors from NALC Chair
• Great British Spring Clean 2019
• Arnold-Baker on Local Council Administration 11th Edition

Mon, 04 Feb 2019

2019 Spring Seminar agenda

Agenda for the 2019 Spring Seminar event at Willersley Castle, Cromford, on April 1st.

Thu, 31 Jan 2019

Ethical Standards in Public Life - Parliamentary Inquiry - Media Release

NALC's media release on the publication of the Parliamentary Inquiry into ethical standards in local government.

Wed, 30 Jan 2019

NALC open letter to Councillors 2019

Letter from the Chair of NALC to all parish and town councillors

Thu, 24 Jan 2019

HR: Employment Contracts and short service dismissals

Employee's rights on a short term contract and how to avoid an employment tribunal

Mon, 21 Jan 2019

Elections 2019 Timetable

The elections timetable for the 2019 elections

Thu, 17 Jan 2019