In light of the recent court case brought by ADSO, LLG and Hertfordshire County Council and the resulting decision which ruled against the extension of the right to hold council meetings remotely we have been working alongside colleagues at NALC to provide the best advice to all our valued members. We have published a new
The latest digital version of The Clerk magazine is now available online. This edition’s special feature is on Encouraging Tourism and Promoting your Community and includes thought provoking examples of local communities building vibrant town centres and encouraging visitors to their events and attractions. All aspects are covered from Town Criers to award-winning public loos!
A new advice note on staff recruitment has just been added to the advice library. You will find all the necessary steps to guide you through the recruitment process as well as further advice on what to include in the job offer, the importance of obtaining references prior to employment and the inclusion of probationary
The SLCC Advice Team have received queries from members regarding the pay increase and specifically the backdating of the award to 1st April. There have been cases of councils wishing to pay the increase from 1st October and some refusing to pay it at all to employees who have left in the meantime. Whilst it
The latest digital edition of The Clerk magazine is now available. Expect to find all the usual features and advice in this edition, including timely advice on holding virtual meetings as well as this issue’s special feature on Heritage and Conservation which includes an article on the ambitious redevelopment of the derelict Bat and Ball
Owing to the restrictions on movement during the current pandemic there has never been a better time to complete some training online via a webinar session. The SLCC has recently introduced an enhanced suite of webinars the latest of which will give you advice on how to conduct virtual meetings in response to the new
Crispin Taylor, SLCC’s long-serving National Finance Advisor has a new expanded role – he will now be acting as National Finance and VAT Advisor, a position he is well placed to deliver. Crispin had a distinguished career in HMRC and is a former HM Inspector of taxes before opting for a less stressful life as