Supporting Local Councils in Cornwall


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

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 Office

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 Office

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 Office

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 Office

Tags: NALC

Employment documents

A new set of guidance produced by CALC in consultation with the SLCC and ALCC is now available in the 'Documents' section of our website, including:

- Recruitment Manual

- Induction & Probationary Period Guide

- Guide to Supportive Appraisal

Please check them out and let us have your feedback so that we can continue to improve our service to you!

Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:57 by Office

Tags: CALC, Employment, SLCC

2019-20 National Salary Award

NALC has now issued its Employment Briefing E02-18 on the 2019/20 national salary award. Please see our documents section for further details.

Posted: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 17:06 by Office

Tags: NALC, Salary

Government publishes updated model byelaws

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has undertaken an exercise to bring model byelaws up-to-date including accompanying guidance. Please click on the following link for further information:model byelaws

Posted: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 14:26 by Office

Tags: Byelaws

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