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Amendable Model Standing Orders

Electronic version of amendable Model Standing Orders for Local Councils

Tue, 03 May 2022

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 2020

Business Continuity Plan Outline

Outline for the necessary sections in a business continuity plan.

Thu, 13 Aug 2020

Business Continuity Plan Template

An example of a business continuity plan.

Tue, 08 Dec 2020

Calendar of the Clerk

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

Wed, 05 Jan 2022

Chairman's Openness and Transparency Notice and Announcement

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

Thu, 17 Dec 2020

Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority Publicity

Code of recommended practice on Local Authority publicity

Fri, 12 Apr 2019

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 2020

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

Wed, 22 Jan 2020

Councillors Dispensation Form

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

Sat, 12 Dec 2020

Declaration of Acceptance of Office

Declaration of Acceptance of Office model document.

Thu, 11 Mar 2021

Documents Required for Internal Audit

Model list of Internal Audit documents

Tue, 15 Jan 2019

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.

Tue, 14 Jul 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.

Wed, 17 Feb 2021

Guidance for NALC Template Tenancy Agreement for an Allotment Garden

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

Thu, 06 Feb 2020

Home Working Computer Equipment Use Guide

Advice on making the right adjustments to the work area and computer equipment in the "home office" and other temporary desk areas.

Wed, 06 Feb 2019

Job Description Parish Councillor

This is a model document that you can use to produce your parish councillor job descriptions.

Tue, 28 Jul 2020

List of Council Documents

A list of council documents held by the Clerk, some mandatory, others specific for your council

Wed, 29 Jul 2020

LTN-40 Retention of Local Councils Documents and Records

Information about local council documentation is contained in Chapter 11 of 'Local Council Administration' by Charles Arnold Baker (10th Edition). This Note is intended to update and supplement that information, with particular reference to the length of time documents should be retained by local councils.

Thu, 24 Jun 2010

Major Incident Emergency Plan

Example of a major incident emergency plan.

Tue, 12 May 2020

Model Capability Procedure

At times, the Council may be faced with a member of staff who is struggling to meet their required standards of work performance and which needs to be dealt with as a matter of capability.

Tue, 20 Oct 2020

Model Computer Use Policy

With the reliance and use of a range of computers, social media and email for both internal and external communication along with the proliferation of various devices there is a need for a clear policy and a set of rules on the use of such systems and means of communication by members of staff within and beyond within the Council.

Tue, 20 Oct 2020

Model Financial Regulations

NALC model financial regulations updated July 2019.

Tue, 06 Aug 2019

Model Fixed Term Employment Statement

HAPTC Model example of a fixed term employment statement

Sat, 13 Feb 2021

Model Publication Scheme

This model publication scheme has been prepared and approved by the Information Commissioner. It may be adopted without modification by any public authority without further approval and will be valid until further notice.

Thu, 05 Nov 2020

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