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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

LTN 33 - Councillors' Allowances

This NALC Legal Topic Note sets out the different types of allowances that can be paid to councilors.

Tue, 17 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

JPAG Practitioners' Guide 2019 - Summary of Changes

A summary of the changes from the 2018 edition of the Guide

Wed, 10 Apr 2019

JPAG - Governance & Accountability for Smaller Authorities in England 2019

The Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance has issued its 2019 Practitioners' Guide to proper practices to be applied in the preparation of statutory annual accounts and governance statements.

Wed, 10 Apr 2019

E02-18 - 2019-20 National Salary Award

The National Joint Council for Local Government Services (NJC) has agreed the new pay scales for 2019-2020 to be implemented from 1 April 2019.

Thu, 06 Dec 2018

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

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

PR14-18 Local Government finance settlement technical consultation

NALCs response to the 2019-20 Local Government finance settlement technical consultation

Wed, 10 Oct 2018

PR18-18 DEFRA consultation on the statement of rural research needs

NALCs response to the DEFRA consultation on the statement of rural research needs

Wed, 10 Oct 2018

PR16-18 LGA adult social care and wellbeing green paper

NALCs response to the Local Government Association (LGA) Adult Social Care and Wellbeing Green Paper.

Wed, 10 Oct 2018

PR17-18 House of Lords select committee seaside town regeneration

NALC's response to the House of Lords Select Committee on Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities consultation.

Wed, 10 Oct 2018

Where next for Neighbourhood Plans?

A report recently commissioned by NALC to inform deliberations about the future of neighbourhood planning.

Thu, 04 Oct 2018

PR13-18 Rural Economy Call for evidence

NALC has produced a consultation response on the House of Lords rural economy call for evidence.

Wed, 19 Sep 2018

PR13-18 Bye laws on Sites of Special Scientific Interest - Consultation Response

NALC's response to the recent consultation by Natural England on model byelaws for protecting Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs)

Wed, 29 Aug 2018

PC14-18 House of Lords Select Committee on Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities - Call for Evidence

The House of Lords Select Committee on Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities has held a number of public meetings to gain an overview of the key themes relating to its work.

It has now issued a 'Call for Evidence' to explore some of the issues in greater depth.

NALC will be responding to this call for evidence and would welcome members' views on the questions set out in the attached consultation paper.

Please respond to Ben.Murray@nalc.gov.uk by 1700 on Tuesday 25 September 2018.

Wed, 29 Aug 2018

PC13-18 Labour's Building a Statutory Youth Service Consultation

The Labour Party has recently published its 'Building a Statutory Youth Service' consultation.

The consultation is of particular relevance to local councils as youth services are among the growing range of services being taken on and funded or delivered by local councils.

NALC will be responding to the consultation questions and would welcome members' views, which should be e-mailed to Ben.Murray@nalc.gov.uk by 1700 on Thursday 1st November 2018.

Wed, 29 Aug 2018

PC12-18 Local Government Association Green Paper on Adult Social Care and Wellbeing

The Local Government Association (LGA) has recently launched its Adult Social Care and Wellbeing Green Paper.

NALC will be responding to this consultation as local councils are increasingly becoming involved in health and wellbeing work.

There are a number of questions set out in the attached document and members are asked to respond to as many of these as they feel are relevant to their council.

Responses should be sent to Jessica.Lancod-frost@nalc.gov.uk by 1700 on 12th September 2018.

Wed, 29 Aug 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

NALC Model Standing Orders 2018

Since NALC's publication of the Model Standing Orders in April 2018, further changes have been made to the documentation.

Please refer to briefing L09-18 2018 Model Standing Orders Amendment - July 2018 where the changes are set out in detail. This briefing is also available to view in the documents section of our website.

Wed, 08 Aug 2018

PC11-18 House of Lords rural select committee on the rural economy call for evidence

NALC have published a new consultation on the House of Lords rural select committee on the rural economy call for evidence.

NALC is seeking input to the questions most relevant to local councils. Please provide your input to NALC by 17:00 on 27 August 2018.

Tue, 31 Jul 2018

PC10-18 Bye laws on sites of special scientific interest

NALC have published a new consultation on Bye laws on sites of special scientific interest.

NALC will be responding to a set of consultation questions and are interested to hear from local councils. Therefore, if you have any input, please submit to NALC by 17:00 on 10 August 2018.

Tue, 31 Jul 2018

PR12-18 Labour Social Housing Green Paper (June 2018)

A consultation response on Labour social housing green paper published by NALC on 29 June 2018.

Tue, 31 Jul 2018