Author: Wendy Amis

NALC announce clerk salary award for 2019-20

Following the introduction of the National Living Wage, the National Joint Council for local government, which agrees on pay and conditions for employers applying national terms, has introduced a new pay spine effective from 2 April 2019. You can read about how that effects clerks employed on the national agreement terms agreed between NALC and the Society of Local Council Clerks in our employment... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 09:55 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Finance and Audit, Council business, Empoloyment

Circular 2018 - 15

Latest news for the sector

Posted: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 12:09 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Circulars 2018

# Our Day

Get involved in #OurDay

This campaign, run by the Local Government Association, gives everyone who works or volunteers in local public services – including local councils – the chance to share their stories of the brilliant work you do through the power of social media about how you improve the quality of life for your communities. Last year the campaign reached more than 31 million people,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:18 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Council business

DALC's Excellence Awards presented

DALC's Excellence Awards presented

THE County's leading clerk, councillor and council received DALC Excellence Awards at a ceremony in Derby today.

Sponsored by BHIB Councils Insurance, the Council of the Year prize went to Ripley Town Council - town clerk Linda McCormick is pictured receiving the award from BHIB's Lee Cleaver.

DALC's Clerk of the Year is Liz Page of Belper Town Council, and Councillor of the Year is Paul Yorke of Crich... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Oct 2018 17:38 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Events, awards, excellence, agm

Data Protection Fees - Legal Briefing L05-18

Information on the fees payable to the Information Commissioner's Office by local councils under GDPR

Posted: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 10:41 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Council business, GDPR

Parish and Town Councils may not need to appoint a DPO

The Government has tabled an amendment to its own Data Protection Bill to exempt all parish and town councils and parish meetings in England and community and town councils in Wales from the requirement to appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO) under the General Data Protection Regulation.

Officials from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport have confirmed with us that all other measures will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 12:29 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Council business, GDPR

Opportunity to provide views on the National Planning Policy Framework

Contribute to the sector response on this by providing your council's views by 20th April 2018.

Posted: Tue, 03 Apr 2018 11:54 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Consultations

Office Closure for Easter

The DALC Office will be closed from 29th March to 4th April inclusive. We will be checking emails periodically and will try to respond to anything urgent.

Posted: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:06 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Useful

Code of Conduct Training

Ashbourne Town Council have kindly offered to host the above training and open it to any councillors for other parish or town councils who may wish to attend. The session will run from 6pm for about 2 hours and the cost is £45. Please contact Glen for more information and to book a place.

Posted: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 13:00 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Training