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

Documents

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Returning to the Workplace Guide

Returning to the workplace - managing the safe return of staff to the workplace under Covid-19 principles

Thu, 01 Apr 2021

Candidate Information Pack: Get Involved, make a difference

Election Resources: Candidate Information Pack: Get Involved, make a difference.

This 4 page Candidate Information Pack has detailed information for prospective candidates and can be edited to include your Councils details, such as training offered, the council structure and dates for the first meeting of the new council.

Tue, 02 Mar 2021

Standing for Election

Election Resources: Standing For Election To ...

This 2 page Word document is a guide to the requirements and process of Standing for Election.

You can edit it to insert your council's details.

Tue, 02 Mar 2021

What is a Town or Parish Council?

Election Resources: What is a Town or Parish Council?

This 2 page summary provides an introduction to the role of Local Councils and what they can do.

Tue, 02 Mar 2021

A Councillor... Who Me? 2021

Election Resources: A Councillor... Who Me? 2021

This A5 leaflet provides an introduction to becoming a Parish Councillor.

Tue, 02 Mar 2021

The Good Councillor's Guide to Community Business

NALC has launched The Good Councillor's guide to community business, in partnership with the Plunkett Foundation and Power to Change.

This guide aims to help local councils and their councillors better understand what community businesses do so that they can consider whether they would be beneficial for their area. The publication also features seven local council case studies, showcasing real examples of engagement with this form of business.

Tue, 08 Dec 2020

Additional Bank Holiday 2022 - NJC circular

The National Joint Council (NJC) for local government services has issued this circular on the recent Government announcement that there will be an additional bank holiday to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in 2022

Thu, 26 Nov 2020

2020-21 Minimum Leave entitlement

NALC has issued this briefing note on how the 2020-21 NJC agreement affects minimum annual leave entitlements for certain local council staff.

Tue, 13 Oct 2020

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

CALC FAQ 11

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

CALC Guide to Playground Risk Assessment

Part 1 of the CALC Guide to Risk Assessment for the reopening of playgrounds and outdoor gyms. The step by step guide is based on Government guidance and builds on best practice.

Tue, 30 Jun 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