South West Virtual Regional Training Seminar Agenda

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Wednesday 24th March


10:00 – 10:10

Welcome to your Virtual Regional Training Seminar
Rob Smith, SLCC Chief Executive, Linda Larter MBE FSLCC, SLCC President and your VRTS host Linda Roberts FSLCC

10:10 – 10:55

Some Reminders on VAT for Local Councils
Crispin Taylor, SLCC National Finance & VAT Advisor

11:05 – 11:50

Government’s Reforms of the Planning System – What Clerks Need to Know
Andrew Towlerton, SLCC National Planning Advisor

12:00 – 12:45

How to Host Virtual Council Meetings More Effectively
Cloudy IT, your VRTS Sponsor

12:45 – 13:15

Lunch Break

13:15 – 14:00

Bullying: an Accepted Part of Being a Clerk?
Claire Rolston, Solicitor/Director, CLR Law

14:10 – 14:55

Preparing for New Councillors
Vanessa Ricketts FSLCC, Clerk to Wareham Town Council

15:05 – 15:50

Making the Most of Your Powers!
Annie Child PSLCC, Clerk to Salisbury City Council

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