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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

CALC FAQ 9

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

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

Complaint Handling Procedure- Model document

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

Tue, 29 Jan 2019

LTN 31 Local Council General Powers

Legal Topic Note 31 - Local Council General Powers was issued by NALC on Friday 26th October 2018.

For further information please click on the document link provided.

Fri, 26 Oct 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

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

Guide to the Code of Conduct

Guidance paper for the Code of Conduct

Fri, 18 Aug 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

LTN 80 Members' conduct and the registration and disclosure of their interests (England)

LTN-80 Members' conduct and the registration and disclosure of their interests (England)- March 2017

This LTN has been revised to add information about the restriction on voting on matters relating to the precept which applies to a councillor who is in arrears of payment of council tax together with the associated criminal offence of not disclosing the arrears at a relevant meeting.

Fri, 10 Mar 2017

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