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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

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

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

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

Homeworking Policy

A draft policy document for staff who are home-working.

Thu, 18 Feb 2021

HR Matters: Conduct in Meetings

HR briefing resulting from the Handforth Parish Council meeting that went viral in February 2021

Thu, 11 Feb 2021

Tags: Employment, HR

HR notice regarding annual leave carry over

January 2021 HR update on unused leave entitlement and also introduction of IR35 regarding self employment

Thu, 21 Jan 2021

HR: Home working regulations

Guidance for councils on managing staff working from home

Fri, 04 Dec 2020

Tags: HR

HR: Redundancy guidance

Lockdown/Covid Redundancy factsheet by DALC's HR expert Chris Moses

Mon, 30 Nov 2020

Tags: HR

Lockdown 2 Council Furlough Agreement

Lockdown 2 Council Furlough Agreement

Thu, 05 Nov 2020

Lockdown 2 Flexible Furlough Agreement

Lockdown 2 Flexible Furlough Agreement

Thu, 05 Nov 2020

National Salary Award - Minimum Leave Entitlement 2020

NALC Legal Briefing on the changes to the leave entitlement for employees with under 5 years service

Mon, 12 Oct 2020

Does home-working actually work?

As the Government advises us to 'work from home where possible', our personnel expert Chris Moses shares his views of the pros and cons of home-working.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020

Clerk National Salary award

The pay award for 2020-21 has been announced at an increase of 2.75%. In addition, an extra day of annual leave has been awarded for those with less than 5 years service (ie an increase from 21 days to 22 days, increasing to 25 days after 5 years' service (full time equivalent)).

Tue, 25 Aug 2020

Exiting lockdown - a checklist

From insurance speclalist Came & Company, this is a useful checklist for organisations to use as lockdown restrictions are eased.

Tue, 04 Aug 2020

Homeworking payments advice note - June 2020

Advice note for Councils to ensure they are keeping correct records for homeworking payments

Tue, 02 Jun 2020