Publications

This page contains various publications to assist our members.

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1/4/2015 - A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING PROCUREMENT

 

Please find attached NALCs Guide to Understanding Procurement.


 

APPRAISAL FORM - PC ANNUAL STAFF - NALC

 

Parish Council Annual Staff Appraisal form by NALC.

 

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26/10/2015 - AUTO-ENROLMENT (PENSIONS) NALC/SLCC UPDATE

 

Auto-Enrolment Pensions

 

NALC & SLCC update

 

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30/7/2010 - BEING A GOOD EMPLOYER

 

A guide for Local Councillors.

 

 

 

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16/1/2015 - CONSENT TO RECIEVE AGENDAS ELECTRONICALLY

 

Please find attached a document to consent to receive Agendas Electronically


 

1/3/2015 - DELEGATED DECISIONS TEMPLATE

 

Please find attached a delegated decisions template


 

FLYING FLAGS GUIDE

 

Guide on flying flags.

October 2012 restrictions on flying most flags were lifted.

The attached guide covers what you can now do without planning permission.


 

2/5/2017 - GOOD COUNCILLORS GUIDE 2017

 

Essential Guidance for Local Councillors.

 

2017 Edition

 

If you wish to purchase hard copies of the guide please complete the online order form here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/QTNVW88

 


 

1/3/2016 - GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR SMALLER AUTHORITIES - MARCH 2016 - UPDATES TO GUIDE

 

Please find attached the Financial Briefing F02-16 - Governance and Accountability - Updates to Guide


 

19/7/2016 - GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR SMALLER AUTHORITIES IN ENGLAND - MARCH 2016

 

Please find attached the Governance and Accountability for Smaller Authorities in England - March 2016 Version.

 

Please note the supporting information is important and we advise that it is read thoroughly.


 

31/3/2017 - GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR SMALLER AUTHORITIES IN ENGLAND - MARCH 2017

 

Please find attached the Governance and Accountability for Smaller Authorities in England - March 2017 Version.

 

Please note the supporting information is important and we advise that it is read thoroughly.


 

[9] HANDLING COMPLAINTS

 

This Legal Topic Note sets out the statutory and recommended procedures to be used when there is a complaint made to a local council. This document is intended to assist local councils in England to deal with complaints they receive and includes a draft complaints procedure.

 

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13/1/2011 - HOW TO CONDUCT A RISK ASSESSMENT - Action In Rural Sussex Publication

 

A Step-By-Step Guide for Community Groups.

 

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1/3/2016 - LETTER ADVISING OF GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY CHANGES

 

Please find attached a Letter from Steve Parkinson advising of the Governance and Accountability Changes


 

1/3/2016 - LOCAL AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT 2014 - CHANGES TO AUDIT APPOINTMENTS AND ARRANGEMENTS

 

Please find attached the Financial Briefing on the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 - Changes to Audit Appointments and Arrangements


 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND AUDIT ACT - THE OPENNESS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT BODIES REGULATIONS 2014

 

Draft Regulations laid before Parliament under section 43 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, for approval by resolution of each House of Parliament.

 

DRAFT STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS 2014 No.

 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND

 

The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014

 

Made - - - - ***

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1

 

The Secretary of State in exercise of the powers conferred by section 40 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014(a), makes the following Regulations:

 

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12/1/2011 - METAL DETECTING ON COUNCIL LAND

 

If someone wishes to use a metal detector on Council owned land they must have permission from the council before doing so.

 

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MODEL CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT - CLERK, DEPUTY OR ASSISTANT CLERK

 

CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT

 

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9/8/2010 - MODEL DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURE - NALC

 

This disciplinary procedure is designed to help and encourage employees to achieve and maintain acceptable standards of conduct and job performance at all times.

 

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10/4/2017 - MODEL FINANCIAL REGULATIONS - 2016

 

Please find attached the Model Financial Regulations - 2016


 

9/8/2010 - MODEL GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE - NALC

 

This procedure applies to all employees of the council.

 

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4/10/2013 - MODEL STANDING ORDERS 2013

 

Model Standing Orders for Local Councils

 

This is the free electronic 2nd part of NALC’s new publication called “Local Councils EXPLAINED”

 

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8/2/2013 - MODELLING DEVOLUTION - WORKING TOGETHER TO DELIVER LOCAL SERVICES

 

Please see attached Modelling Devolution


 

18/5/2017 - NALC GOOD COUNCILLORS GUIDE TO NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANNING

 

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8/1/2016 - NEWSLETTER - JANUARY 2016 - SSALC

 

SSALC Newsletter - 8 January 2016

 

 

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1/3/2016 - NEWSLETTER - MARCH 2016 - SSALC

 

SSALC Newsletter - 1 March 2016

 

 

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3/5/2016 - NEWSLETTER - MAY 2016 - SSALC

 

SSALC Newsletter - 1 May 2016

 

 

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16/5/2017 - NEWSLETTER - MAY 2017

 

SSALC Newsletter - May 2017

 

In this issue:

 

- Update by Trevor Leggo, CEO of SSALC

 

- Transparency Fund

 

- Pensions: Auto-Enrolment

 

- 2017 AGM & Conferences

 

- Parish Online Training

 

- Sussex News

 

- Surrey News

 

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15/9/2016 - NEWSLETTER - SEPTEMBER 2016 - SSALC

 

SSALC Newsletter September 2016

 

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1/3/2013 - OPENNESS & TRANSPARENCY ON PERSONAL INTERESTS - A DCLG GUIDE FOR COUNCILLORS

 

Openness and transparency on personal interests

A DCLG guide for councillors

 

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1/7/2015 - PROPER ACCOUNTING FOR CHARITIES

 

Please find attached an article for proper accounting for charities

 

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11/12/2014 - RURAL HOUSING - A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR PARISH COUNCILS

 

Affordable Rural Housing:

A practical guide for parish councils

From the Rural Housing Alliance

Building a future for your rural community

 

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15/9/2016 - SSALC MEMBERSHIP LEAFLET 2017

 

Click on the PDF icon for the SSALC Membership Leaflet, full of useful information about the benefits of being a member of SSALC!


 

19/12/2016 - SSALC NEWSLETTER - JANUARY 2017

 

SSALC Newsletter - January 2017

 

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29/7/2016 - SSALC NEWSLETTER - JULY 2016

 

SSALC Newsletter - July 2016

 

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14/7/2017 - SSALC NEWSLETTER - JULY 2017

 

Newsletter - July 2017

 

 

 

 

 

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1/3/2017 - SSALC NEWSLETTER - MARCH 2017

 

SSALC Newsletter - March 2017

 

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9/11/2016 - SSALC NEWSLETTER - NOVEMBER 2016

 

SSALC Newsletter - November 2016

 

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15/9/2017 - SSALC NEWSLETTER - SEPTEMBER 2017

 

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SURVELLANCE CAMERA CODE OF PRACTICE

 

Surveillance Camera Code of Practice

 

Home Office

June 2013

 

Presented to Parliament Pursuant to Section 30 (1) (a) of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

 

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8/8/2016 - WORKPLACE PENSIONS - ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO AUTOMATIC ENROLMENT

 

A useful guide to automatic enrolment from The Pensions Regulator.

 

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