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The Good Councillor's Guide to Community Business

NALC has just launched The Good Councillor's guide to community business, in partnership with the Plunkett Foundation and Power to Change. You can access a copy of the guide in our Documents section.

Posted: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 16:14 by Office

Tags: Council Business and Process, Councillor's Guides, Finance, NALC

New guidance on easements over common land and village greens

NALC has recently issued an updated version of its Legal Topic Note 57. The revised LTN removes detail on the old legal position and makes the guidance contained in the note more relevant. A copy can be found in our Documents section.

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 12:14 by Office

Tags: Advice and Guidance, LTN, NALC

Additional Bank Holiday 2022

Following the Government announcement that there will be an additional bank holiday to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in 2022, the National Joint Council for Local Government Services (NJC) has issued a circular on this subject. Please see our Documents section for further details.

Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:32 by Office

Tags: Advice and Guidance, Employment, NJC

Job Vacancies

There are currently three vacancies being advertised on our Job Vacancies page

Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:23 by Office

Tags: CALC, Vacancies

Display Screen Equipment (DSE) - Assessment Form

At a time when many of us are spending more time in front of screens, especially for remote meetings, local councils have to protect their staff and volunteers from the health risks associated with working with display screen equipment (DSE) such as computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones.

The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations applies to workers who use DSE daily for at least... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 10:36 by Office

Tags: Advice and Guidance, Council Business and Process, Employment, Health & Safety, NALC

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. You can also find a briefing from NALC on the increase in the minimum annual leave entitlement agreed as part of the 2020/21 pay settlement.

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

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 Office

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 Office

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 Office

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 Office

Tags: NALC

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