The National Joint Council for Local Government Services (NJC) has reached agreement on pay scales for 2016 - 2018. New pay scales for 2016/17 are to be implemented immediately and backdated to 1 April 2016.
The document can be found under Documents HR/Employment
Posted: Wed, 25 May 2016 14:42 by Wendy Amis
Certificate in Local Council Administration
The summer 2016 training dates have been finalised.
Sessions will last from 9.30am - 2.30pm, on Wednesday 22 June and Wednesday 20 July, with the possibility of a further short morning session if needed at the end.
Venue Stretton, nr Alfrteton
Cost £250 per delegate (member council) or £500 per non member council delegate.Further details on CiLCA... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 12 May 2016 13:27 by Wendy Amis
Legal Topic Note (LTN) 79: staff pensions has been updated to confirm that the earnings criteria for "eligible jobholders", "non-eligible jobholders" and "entitled workers" remain unchanged for 2016/2017. The note can be found under documents / LTN (Legal Topic Notes)
Posted: Wed, 04 May 2016 09:29 by Wendy Amis
It is a mandatory requirement that every town and parish council should have Financial Regulations in place. The 2014 Model template has been revised and replaced by the 2016 Regulations. The document has been produced by NALC (National Association of Local Councils).
The 2016 update contains the following amendments: - General 1.6 para contains slight changes - Instructions for the making of Payments... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:14 by Wendy Amis
The presentations from the Spring Seminar 2016 are available to view under Useful Documents on the members area of the website.
Posted: Wed, 13 Apr 2016 13:07 by Wendy Amis
Governance and Accountability for Smaller Authorities in England - a Practitioners' Guide to Proper Practices to be applied in the preparation of statutory annual accounts and governance statements - March 2016.
JPAG, the Joint Practitioners Advisory Group, have approved Sections 1-4 of the Guide. Work is progressing in relation to the new Section 5 of the guide, covering additional information and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:09 by Wendy Amis
National Living Wage 2016/17
NASLC Briefing note available under Documents / Employment / HR on this website
Posted: Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:05 by Wendy Amis
If your council is in need of locum clerk support, however brief, there is a legal requirement for that person to be employed by the council, with an appropriate contract. DALC have a template locum clerk contract available on request.
Posted: Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:04 by Wendy Amis
St John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane, Walton, Chesterfield S42 7LT
Refreshment's available from 9.30am, event commences at 10am. Award winning lunch from David Bown, Ashover.
All places to be booked directly through the DALC office at a cost of £40 per member council delegate
* Liz Partington – Emergency Planning Manager Derbyshire County Council – how councils can plan... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2016 11:04 by Wendy Amis
Legal Topic Note 39 has been revised to incorporate amendments made to the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 by the Copyright (Public Administration) Regulations 2014.
In addition new content has been added to the LTN, including on moral rights, copyright implications when councils publish information they are under a statutory duty to disclose, the copyright implications for the design and content... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2016 11:01 by Wendy Amis