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Amendable Model Standing Orders

Electronic version of amendable Model Standing Orders for Local Councils

Wed, 08 Aug 2018

Amendments to Model Standing Orders 2018

Details of changes to NALC's Model Standing Orders August 2018

Wed, 08 Aug 2018

Borrowing Fact Sheet

This page summarises the arrangements for lawful borrowing by local (parish and town) councils.

Wed, 08 May 2013

Business Continuity Assessment

This is a quick 10 minute checklist for you to see how far you have got with business continuity management. The assessment has been split into sections for ease of reference; ideally you should have all of these criteria fulfilled.

Thu, 13 Aug 2009

Business Continuity Plan Outline

Outline for the necessary sections in a business continuity plan.

Thu, 13 Aug 2009

Business Continuity Plan Template

An example of a business continuity plan.

Mon, 08 Dec 2008

Calendar of the Clerk

Brief guide to the work of the Clerk during the year.

Thu, 13 Dec 2018

Chairman's Openness and Transparency Notice and Announcement

Notice and Announcement by Chairman of Council/Committee regarding openness and transparency of the meeting

Wed, 17 Dec 2014

Complaints Procedure

If a complaint about procedures or administration is notified orally to a Councillor or the Clerk and they cannot satisfy the complainant fully forthwith the complainant shall be asked to put the complaint in writing to the Clerk and be assured that it will be dealt with promptly after receipt.

Wed, 18 Nov 2009

Consent to receive summons electronically

A form to enable Councillors to give consent to the summons to attend meetings being transmitted in electronic form to the electronic address they supply

Thu, 22 Jan 2015

Councillors Dispensation Form

This is a generic form which can be used for applications for dispensations by members.

Wed, 12 Dec 2012

Data Protection Policy

The Council is required to collect and use certain types of information concerning individuals who come into contact with the Council. The purpose of the policy is to ensure the confidentiality lawful and correct treatment of personal data. To this end, the Council fully endorses and adheres to the principles of data protection as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998 and any subsequent amendments.

Mon, 17 Nov 2008

Declaration of Acceptance of Office

Declaration of Acceptance of Office model document.

Tue, 11 Sep 2018

Documents Required for Internal Audit

Model list of Internal Audit documents

Tue, 15 Jan 2019

Environment Policy 2010

The quality of life for our community now and in future depends upon the adoption of policies which embrace and enhance the principles of best environmental practice. Tring Town Council, by adopting this Policy, both sets itself goals and also leads the way in encouraging others to assess their own standards and adopt more environmentally-friendly methods of conducting their business.

Mon, 15 Mar 2010

Equal Opportunities Policy

Equal Opportunities Policy example from Little Berkhamsted Parish Council.

Thu, 20 Nov 2008

Equality and Diversity Policy

Buntingford Town Council positively welcomes and aims to support the growing diversity of the community we serve and the people we employ. Further, the Council recognises the changing patterns of households, the expansion of the town and the diverse requirements that will need to be met in the future.

Mon, 17 Nov 2008

Equality and Diversity Policy Model

The purpose of this policy is to promote diversity and equality to all people the council has dealings with, irrespective of their gender, race, ethnic origin, disability, age, sexuality, religion or belief, marital status or civil partnership.

Wed, 14 Jul 2010

Example End of Year Bank Reconciliation Form

Sample form that can be used at the end of the financial year for bank reconciliation

Mon, 09 May 2016

Example Grant Application Form

An example of a grant application form.

Tue, 21 Sep 2010

Example grant Awarding Policy

Sample Policy for awarding of grants by a council

Mon, 09 May 2016

Example Harassment Policy

Example harassment at work policy.

Wed, 18 Nov 2009

Example notes for Chairman - remote meetings

Example/template notes for the Chairman of a virtual meeting to read out at the start.

Thu, 23 Apr 2020

Example Performance Management Policy

We are grateful to Welwyn Parish Council for sharing this with other member Councils in Hertfordshire

Fri, 11 Jan 2019

Example Privacy Policy Template

An example Privacy Policy Template to be used in line with the General Data Protection Regulations

Fri, 23 Mar 2018

Example Protocol for Filming & Recording of Meetings

The right to photograph, film, audio-record, and broadcast public meetings of the council, committees, sub committees, working parties and other public meetings is established following the Local Government Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019

Example Recording & Filming of Meetings Notification Notice

All public meetings are subject to video recording by the Council

Tue, 23 Jul 2019

Five Steps To Risk Assessment

This leaflet aims to help you assess health and safety risks in the workplace.

Fri, 17 Feb 2012

Get involved poster

This poster can be used to get members of the public interested in standing to become a parish councillor.

Sat, 27 Jul 2013

Guidance for NALC Template Tenancy Agreement for an Allotment Garden

Guidance for using NALC's template tenancy agreement for an allotment garden.

Wed, 06 Feb 2013