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CALC Executive Committee profile 2019

CALC Executive Committee profile 2019.

Wed, 04 Sep 2019

CALC Executive Committee application form

CALC Executive Committee application form.

Wed, 04 Sep 2019

Guidance on NALC Model Financial Regulations 2019

NALC has issued this guidance to accompany its new Model Financial Regulations.

Thu, 15 Aug 2019

Model Financial Regulations 2019

NALC has now issued an updated version of its Model Financial Regulations.

NALC advise that the main changes from the previous (2016) version are:

1. Restriction added to Regulation 11.1.a.ii

Clarifying disapplication of contract regulations to legal professionals limited to those acting in disputes only – not general legal work.

2. Update to limits under Public Contract Regulations – footnote to Regulation 11.1.b

3. Minor change to heading Regulation 12.

Financial regulations govern the conduct of financial management by the council and may only be amended or varied by resolution of the council.

They are one of the council's main governing policy documents providing procedural guidance for members and officers. Financial regulations must be observed in conjunction with the council's Standing Orders and any individual financial regulations relating to contracts

Thu, 15 Aug 2019

Part Time Leave- Calculation Spreadsheet

This spreadsheet enables you to calculate the annual leave allowance for a part time member of staff.

Mon, 01 Apr 2019

Complaint Handling Procedure- Model document

A template document giving guidance on how to deal with complaints received by the Council

Tue, 29 Jan 2019

Induction & Probationary Period Guide

Induction & Probationary Period Guide published by CALC and created in partnership with SLCC and ALCC

Wed, 16 Jan 2019

Guide to Supportive Appraisal

Guide to Supportive Appraisal published by CALC and created in partnership with SLCC and ALCC

Wed, 16 Jan 2019

Recruitment Manual

Recruitment Manual published by CALC and created in partnership with SLCC and ALCC.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019

NALC MODEL STANDING ORDERS - CALC COMMENTARY 15.11.18

Please find attached a copy of the commentary from Cornwall Association of Local Councils of the NALC model standing orders following a review that took place in July 2018. This commentary should be read in conjunction with the NALC model standing orders.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018

The Good Councillor's Guide to Finance & Transparency

A NALC publication covering the key aspects of Finance for local councillors

Fri, 09 Nov 2018

GDPR Toolkit updated August 2018

An updated version of the GDPR Toolkit has now been released by NALC.

This updated version reflects changes relating to the appointment of a Data Protection Officer (DPO), which is not mandatory for all local (parish and town) councils, and information about paying the Information Commissioner's data protection fee.

Wed, 08 Aug 2018

Document Retention Schedule 2018

Cornwall Council Records Office has updated its Parish Council Retention Schedule (2018) to help with deciding on what should be kept locally, preserved and sent to the archive and what can be destroyed.

They are currently unable to take in any new accessions until after their move to a new building in 2019.

Councils should notify the Records Office of any material that needs to be deposited and keep the documents safe until then. The Records Office will be contacting depositors after the move, when they are ready to take in the awaiting material.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018

GDPR - Privacy Impact Assessment form

Part of a set of templates prepared by CALC to support members in complying with the requirements of the new Data Protection Act 2018

Tue, 26 Jun 2018

GDPR - Privacy Impact Assessment - worked example

A worked example of a Privacy Impact Assessment prepared by CALC to support members in complying with the requirements of the new Data Protection Act 2018

Tue, 26 Jun 2018

GDPR - Audit template

Part of a set of templates prepared by CALC to support members in complying with the requirements of the new Data Protection Act 2018

Tue, 26 Jun 2018

GDPR - Asset Register template

Part of a set of templates prepared by CALC to support members in complying with the requirements of the new Data Protection Act 2018

Tue, 26 Jun 2018

GDPR - Annual Report template

Part of a set of templates prepared by CALC to support members in complying with the requirements of the new Data Protection Act 2018

Tue, 26 Jun 2018

Tree Charter Toolkit

New Tree Charter Toolkit

The Charter for Trees, Woods and People Toolkit developed by NALC, provides guidance for parish, town and community councils on good practice for trees in the UK.

This guidance supports the Woodland Trust Charter for Trees and should enable local councils to work in conjunction with both Neighbourhood Planning and Tree Warden Scheme strategies.

Tue, 17 Apr 2018

LTN1 Councils Powers to discharge their functions

Legal Topic Notes are advice and guidance summaries on popular subjects of concern to local councils from NALC. You can view all Legal Topic Notes collectively or by subject matter at https://www.nalc.gov.uk/member-login

CALC members are provided with a username and password to access the NALC member area. If you need assistance please email enquiries@cornwallalc.org.uk.

On April 9, 2018, a new Legal Topic Note was published by NALC on Councils Powers to discharge their functions.

Mon, 16 Apr 2018

Guidance on local government investments

This document is the government's statutory guidance on local government investments and applies for accounting periods on or after 1st April 2018.

The guidance is now mandatory for parish and town councils where investments exceed or are expected to exceed £100,000 in the financial year (formerly (£500,000). As before, councils where investments are expected to exceed £10,000 are encouraged to adopt the principles in the guidance.

Councils where the guidance applies should prepare an Investment Strategy containing the disclosure and reporting requirements specified in the guidance and have it approved by Full Council.

Mon, 02 Apr 2018

Being a Good Employer

This guide produced for NALC outlines many elements associated with being a good employer, and aims to help town and parish councils to develop their role as a good employer.

'being a good employer makes your employees feel more valued and more effective in their work. This results in the improved delivery of council services for the citizens of your communities. As with "The good councillor's guide", councillors are provided with comprehensive and straightforward guidance to key employment areas. Each section contains easily digestible advice and information that will benefit the council and its employees.'

Fri, 01 Sep 2017

Freedom of Information- Handling Requests

The ICO have put together this useful flow chart demonstrating how you can handle requests from the public under the Freedom of Information Act.

Wed, 10 May 2017

Induction Pack for New Councillors

An Induction Pack compiled as part of the CALC Local Elections Training 2017 which member councils are able to adapt for their own use locally.

Thu, 23 Feb 2017

Being a Councillor - Be the Change, Lead the Change

A Word format version of the leaflet that has been put together by Sarah to help promote interest in standing for local election.

Members are welcome to adapt it and make use of it in their local communities.

Fri, 17 Feb 2017