New Clerk Webinar


This 2-part webinar is packed with best-practice advice, tips and information on your new role and is designed for clerks who have been clerking for 12 months or less.

The role and functions of parish, community and town councils have increased immeasurably and the roles of the modern council officer now cover a range of topics including legal and financial, publicity, events, staff supervision etc.

This New Clerk Webinar will provide you with a basic toolkit to fulfil your new managerial role and serve your community to the fullest.

  • Discover how the new clerk support initiative can help you settle into your role
  • Find the best way of managing your role, responsibilities and working relationships
  • Understand how to compile lawful agendas including tips on writing minutes
  • Create your own ‘Clerks’ Year Calendar’ containing key dates and important tasks
  • Identify your learning pathway using SLCC professional development
New Clerk Event, This event is packed with best-practice advice, tips and information on your new clerking role.


22nd July & 29th July, 10:00am – 12:30pm


The cost for both webinars is: £10 + VAT

CPD points

Claim 2 CPD points for attending both webinars!

Joining instructions will be sent to you 3 weeks before the event and your invoice will be sent before the event. We advise that, on receipt of the joining instructions, you are liable for any fees incurred in order to attend the event

About the trainer

The webinars will be presented by:

Rob Smith, SLCC Chief Executive

Lesley Swinbank FSLCC, SLCC Professional Development Officer

Yvonne Colverson FSLCC, Senior Advisor & Induction Support Officer

Mark Davies, Relationship Manager, Local Government, CCLA

‘I thought this was a very informative event and it was great to be around clerk’s from all over the country and with different size precepts as well.’

‘Thank you, really friendly and engaging presenters; a very valuable day of learning.’

‘One of the best training days I’ve ever attended, not only very relevant but an excellent opportunity to learn from others experience and to network with like minded people.’

The New Clerk Webinar is generously sponsored by CCLA

For expert advice call 0800 022 3505 or visit

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