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CALC Local Council Support Officer (LCSO) - Job Pack

A job pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification, together with other information relating to the CALC Local Council Support Officer post currently under advertisement.

An application form for the post can be found below.

Mon, 07 Sep 2020

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Application Form - Local Council Support Officer (CALC)

Please complete this form if you wish to apply for our Local Council Support Officer post and submit it electronically by the closing date, 5pm on 29th September 2020.

Mon, 07 Sep 2020

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2020-21 National Salary Award

Following agreement at national level, NALC has now issued this briefing on the 2020/21 pay award, giving revised salary figures

The briefing sets out the rates calculated in line with the 2004 national agreement.

The 2020/21 national agreement has also made some changes to leave entitlement and a further briefing on this is expected from NALC shortly.

Thu, 27 Aug 2020

CALC FAQ 12 - Further guidance on meetings

A summary of the current advice regarding holding local council meetings.

Wed, 26 Aug 2020

Clarifications to JPAG Practitioners' Guide 2020

The purpose of this letter is to clarify few queries which have arisen since JPAG published its 2020 Practitioners' Guide

Wed, 12 Aug 2020

JPAG Practitioners' Guide 2020 - Summary of Changes

A summary of the changes from the 2019 edition of the Guide

Wed, 12 Aug 2020

JPAG - Governance & Accountability for Smaller Authorities in England 2020 - Practitioners' Guide

The Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance has issued its 2020 Practitioners' Guide to proper practices to be applied in the preparation of statutory annual accounts and governance statements.

Wed, 12 Aug 2020


Please find attached the latest CALC briefing which includes updates on meeting arrangements, audit and the new Cornwall Local Outbreak Plan which will manage any management local spikes of the coronavirus.

Fri, 17 Jul 2020

Covid-19 VAT guidance - hospitality and attactions

Guidance from the Parkinson Partnership on the impact of a reduction in VAT rates for hospitality, holiday accommodation and attractions.

Fri, 17 Jul 2020

NALC/SLCC Checklist for Public Meetings

This checklist is the first step in the risk assessment process.

Please Note : it is the view of CALC and all of its local and national advisors that it is still too early to consider holding a physical meeting of the council.

Fri, 17 Jul 2020

Playground Risk Assessment & Action Plan

Part II of the CALC Risk Assessment Guide for Play Areas and Outdoor Gyms.

A template for risk assessment and possible actions to control Covid-19 risks associated with play areas and outdoor gyms.

Tue, 30 Jun 2020

A Guide to Public Toilet Risk Assessment

Working with PHE and Cornwall Council, we have prepared a guide for the risk assessment of public toilets.

Thu, 18 Jun 2020

Public Toilet Risk Assessment and Action Plan

Working with PHE and Cornwall Council, we have prepared a Risk Assessment Template and Action plan to support parish and town councils in the reopening of public toilets.

Thu, 18 Jun 2020

Re-opening public toilets presentation (1) from Webinar 15/06/2020

The presentation given by Dr Whitney Curry from Cornwall Council during the webinar hosted by CALC on 15/06/20.

Tue, 16 Jun 2020

Re-opening public toilets presentation (2) from Webinar 15/06/20

Slides from James Peck's presentation on 15 June 2020 on general public health issues around re-opening public toilets, including controlling Legionella risks

Tue, 16 Jun 2020

Falmouth T C - Presentation on Business Plan

Following on from a CALC Larger Councils' meeting today, a copy of the presentation to partners by Falmouth T C on reopening the town centre

Wed, 03 Jun 2020

Falmouth Business Toolkit

With the Government plans to reopen some shops from the June 15th, 2020, Falmouth T C has shared its planning for the town and how this will work.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020


A further round-up of information and FAQs from CALC including updates on

- Local councillors and the six month rule

- Virtual Meetings

- Audit and AGAR

Thu, 28 May 2020

DALC Top Tips for Remote Meetings

The Devon Association of Local Councils has prepared this useful guide to virtual meetings which may be helpful.

Mon, 04 May 2020

Managing Remote Meetings - Practical Tips

Some practical tips for holding remote meetings and being prepared for the new format.

Fri, 24 Apr 2020

NALC Guide to Virtual Meetings

NALC has produced this useful guide to holding virtual meetings.

Thu, 23 Apr 2020

L03-20 - NALC Legal Briefing

NALC has issued this legal briefing on the Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020.

The briefing covers:

Elections in respect of casual vacancies

Neighbourhood plans

Retirement of councillors

Tue, 21 Apr 2020

Coronavirus and Working from Home

Following a number of recent enquiries, we hope that this advice on homeworking will be helpful

Thu, 16 Apr 2020