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Use of online meetings

In anticipation of government guidance on Councils being able to hold meetings remotely, one of our clerks has kindly shared some information that he sends out to guide people to access a meeting being held on 'Zoom'. I hope you will find this helpful.

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:27 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Useful

Coronavirus - national events and celebrations postponed

Many local councils were planning to get involved in national events and celebrations such as Great British Spring Clean and VE Day 75, these have been postponed. The national commemorations to mark VE Day 75 on 8 May are being scaled back and the government is working on new plans to ensure the nation can still thank the Second World War generation on VE Day in May and provide the fitting tribute... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 16:13 by Wendy Amis

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RURAL ACTION DERBYSHIRE ADVICE: CORONAVIRUS AND VILLAGE HALLS

The Government announcement on Monday 16th March in light of the coronavirus, significantly affects how the public should now act and behave into the foreseeable future. In response, it's vital that the managers of community buildings are taking the necessary precautionary steps and are keeping abreast of the latest information issued by the government.

The primary aim is to delay the spread of the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 16:29 by Wendy Amis

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CORONAVIRUS — INFORMATION FOR LOCAL (PARISH AND TOWN) COUNCILS

UPDATE 10am 17th March - from NALC

ROBERT JENRICK MP REAFFIRMS SUPPORT FOR COUNCILS IN THEIR CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

  • Local Government Secretary Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP has today addressed over 300 council leaders in England
  • Jenrick reaffirmed Government's commitment to giving councils the support they need to contribute to the national effort
  • He also confirmed a series of practical measures which will give... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 17:10 by Wendy Amis

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DALC OFFICE CONTACT

Please could you use email to contact the office until further notice. The contacts are:

for Wendy: chiefofficer@derbyshirealc.gov.uk

for Glen: admin@derbyshirealc.gov.uk

for Andy: support@derbyshirealc.gov.uk

Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 17:05 by Wendy Amis

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Salary Negotiations for 2020-21

As you may know, the clerk salary scales reflect those of the public sector, negotiated nationally. As yet, there has been no agreement on the pay award for 2020-21.

On 5th February the Employers made a pay offer of 2% for the 2020 pay award, which has been rejected by the joint trade unions. Negotiations are continuing but it would be wise for local Councils to budget for an amount in excess of 2%... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 11:10 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Finance and Audit, HR, Useful

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