• CALC briefings on Coronavirus and its impact on managing council business can be found in the Documents section of our website


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Register of Delegated Decisions

A suggested template for members to use to record decisions made under delegation.

Thu, 26 Mar 2020

CALC Coronavirus briefing and FAQs (1)

CALC has produced this update on the impact of the coronavirus on council meetings etc and members' options for alternative procedures to minimise disruption.

Please refer to the public sites for further guidance on the health implications of the virus. We will continue to place further information on the website as it is made available

Wed, 18 Mar 2020

CALC Budget Summary

CALC Annual General Meeting - Agenda Item 5

Wed, 05 Feb 2020

CALC Annual statement of Accounts to 31st March 2019

Item 4 on the agenda of the CALC Annual General meeting - 30/01/2020

Thu, 23 Jan 2020

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CALC Annual General Meeting - 30/01/2020

Agenda and Papers for the CALC Annual General Meeting which is being held on Thursday 30th January 2020 at 7.30pm at New County Hall Truro.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020

CALC News Round-up - November 2019

CALC's monthly news update for November 2019

Tue, 03 Dec 2019

Disciplinary and Grievance Arrangements - LTN 22

NALC has issued this Legal Topic Note (LTN) which provides guidance on:

  • The disciplinary process: how councils can deal with concerns about employee misconduct and poor performance
  • The grievance process: how employees can raise work-related concerns with the council or, when their concerns are about a councillor, with the principal authority

NALC has also produced associated model disciplinary and grievance policies that contain the procedures that councils should follow. These are in the appendix to this LTN

Tue, 26 Nov 2019

PC13-19 - Strengthening Police powers to tackle unauthorised encampments

The Home Office recently issued a new consultation on strengthening police powers to tackle unauthorised encampments and NALC has issued this briefing, seeking councils' views on the questions posed.

Tue, 19 Nov 2019

Reaching Out - Guide to helping local councils tackle loneliness

NALC has launched a new joint guide with the Local Government Association (LGA) on tackling loneliness.

In October 2018, the government launched its first-ever strategy on loneliness, making it clear that responsibility for tackling loneliness cuts across more than one ministerial department.

The Reaching out guide responds to the national strategy and outlines various ways local councils and principal authorities can work together.

Thu, 07 Nov 2019

The Good Councillor's Guide to Transport Planning

NALC has published this new guide for local (parish and town) councillors on transport planning, aimed at councillors who are interested in transport planning issues in their areas, as well as those who are curious to know more.

Wed, 06 Nov 2019

CALC News Round-up October 2019

CALC's monthly Newsletter for October 2019

Thu, 31 Oct 2019

CALC News Round-Up September 2019

CALC News Round-Up September 2019

Tue, 01 Oct 2019

CiLCA - CALC Student Learning Guide

A guide produced by CALC to support those who are undertaking the CiLCA qualification

Thu, 05 Sep 2019

CALC Monthly News Round-Up August 2019

CALC August News Round-up.

Wed, 04 Sep 2019

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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

CiLCA Portfolio Guide

The Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) handbook for students, trainers and assessors in England and Wales

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

NALC New 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

Locality - Communities Framework

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government - By deeds and their results: How we will strengthen our communities and nation.

Wed, 14 Aug 2019

People Power - full online report

Findings from the Commission on the Future of Localism

Wed, 14 Aug 2019

CALC News Round-Up - June 2019

CALC monthly news round-up June 2019

Thu, 08 Aug 2019

CALC News Round-up - May 2019

CALC Newsletter for May 2019

Fri, 31 May 2019