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Job Vacancies

There is currently one vacancy on our Job Vacancies page.

Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 10:00 by Chris

Tags: CALC, Vacancies

2020-21 National Salary Award

NALC has issued an employment briefing on the 2020-21 national salary award. Please see our documents section for further details.

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 16:53 by Chris

Tags: Advice and Guidance, Council Business and Process, Employment, NALC

Website Accessibility Requirements

The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) Accessibility Regulations 2018 aim to ensure websites are accessible to people with various disabilities. From 23 September 2020, all local councils must have an action plan and an accessibility statement in place and have started work to make their websites become more accessible.

NALC has recently produced a guide to the practical steps a... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 10:45 by Chris

Tags: Advice and Guidance, NALC

Latest Government Guidance on Use of Community Facilities and Council Buildings

The government has now produced guidance for the safe use of multi-purpose community facilities and guidance for the safe use of council buildings which include what activities can take place from 4 July and what practical steps can be taken to manage risks.

Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 16:10 by Chris

Tags: Advice and Guidance, Coronavirus

CALC Coronavirus briefings

Up-to-date briefings on the impact of the coronavirus on council meetings etc and members' options for alternative procedures to minimise disruption can now be found in the Documents section of the website

Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 15:28 by Chris

Tags: Advice and Guidance, CALC, Coronavirus, Council Business and Process, Health

NALC Consultation Response

NALC has now issued a response to the recent government consultation paper on Strengthening Police Powers to tackle unauthorised encampments.

The response can be found in the Documents section of our website.

Posted: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 16:06 by Chris

Tags: NALC

Section 137 limit 2020/21

The government has confirmed that the appropriate sum for the purpose of section 137(4)(a) of the Local Government Act 1972 (the 1972 Act) for parish and town councils in England for 2020-21 is £8.32 per elector.

(The amount for 2019/20 was £8.12 per elector)

Posted: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 11:07 by Chris

Tags: CALC, Finance, NALC

Two guides from NALC

NALC has recently published two new guides:

The Good Councillor's Guide to Transport Planning

Reaching Out - A Guide to helping councils tackle loneliness

Copies have been uploaded to the Documents section of the website for ease of reference.

Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 10:26 by Chris

Tags: Councillor's Guides, NALC

NALC Legal Briefing - L01-19

NALC has reissued its Legal Briefing L01-19 on the Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority publicity, which covers obligations relating to the pre-election period or 'purdah'.

It is recommended that members reacquaint themselves with the requirements of the Code in the lead-up to the forthcoming general election.

Please go to the Documents section to access a copy of the briefing

Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 11:23 by Chris

Tags: NALC

Legal Topic Note - Councillors' Allowances

NALC has published a new Legal Topic Note on Councillors' Allowances - LTN33

Posted: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 13:59 by Chris

Tags: NALC

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