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Diary of Worcestershire CALC Training

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We do offer a service whereby training can be provided to your whole council at a venue of your choice.

If you would like to discuss this option further please contact Caroline ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

Click on link below for the diary and description of the latest training

 

 

Worcestershire CALC  2018 Training programme

Below is the list of our planned training provisions for the New Year

All of the sessions will be held at County Hall Worcester 7pm-9pm

Beverages and biscuits will be provided.

Cost £25 per person

Please book your place(s) with Caroline ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

Unattended sessions are non-refundable except in special circumstances 

Weds 10th January 2018

Basic training 5 P’s Purpose, People, Place, Planning and Powers:

The 5 P’s

This session will:-

. Define the parish council’s Purpose

. Identify the People involved and their different roles within the council

. Put parish councils into geographical Place and local government context

. Acknowledge the Planning process and how parish councils fit into it

. Define the parish councils’ legal framework and their Powers

Tuesday 16th January 2018

Finance

Preparation for financial year end and audit during January and  February.

Weds 24th January 2018

Management, meetings, money:

The 3 M’s

This suite of training ideal for new councillors, clerks or anyone wanting an update

.Explore how the council is Managed and who makes decisions

.Identify different types of Meeting and meeting procedure

.Look at Money, financial control, budgeting and the audit process

Tuesday January 30th 2018

Chairmanship

Training for councillors who may be considering taking the chair at council meetings; also useful as a refresher for experienced chairmen.  Will cover appropriate administration of meetings, good employment practice and effective financial management.

Wednesday 7th February 2018

Standards and Code of Conduct

Training for all councillors; the session will identify the Principles of Public Life, review the requirements of the Localism Act 2011,

ch’s 6/7 (Code of Conduct, Interests, Disclosure, Penalties), briefly look at current Transparency Codes and the Local Council Awards Scheme

Monday 12th February 2018

Publications Scheme

All councils are expected to conform to the requirements of the Information Commissioner’s Office.  We shall establish the type of information that is required and in what format.

Weds February 21st 2018

Finance

Preparation for financial year end and audit during January and February.

Wednesday February 28th 2018 and Tuesday March 13th 2018

Councillors Refresher “How to be a better Councillor”

Speaks for itself!


 

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INTERNAL AUDITOR & INDEPENDENT EXAMINER

Specialist provider to Parish Councils, Small Public Sector, Charitable, Community and Voluntary Organisations

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Phone: 07779171030

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Internal Audit

The council must have an adequate and effective system of internal audit of the council's accounting


records and control systems, as well as carrying out a review of its effectiveness.


This should be undertaken on a regular basis.