It is with great sadness that the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and Leicestershire and Rutland Association of Local Councils (LRALC) has learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.
Cllr Sue Baxter, NALC chairman, said "I know that those in the local (parish and town) council sector would join me in extending their condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and members... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:55 by Jake Atkinson
PKF is currently distributing instructions for completion of the AGAR for this year's audit to ALL councils in the LRALC area via the e-mail link https://www.pkf-l.com/services/limited-assurance-regime/.
If your council doesn't receive the link directly from PKF then we would advise contacting them directly to ensure that the contact details they hold for your council are correct.
Please note that for... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 12:54 by Jake Atkinson
The job of running a County Association of Local Councils can be a challenging one. As well as running and developing an organisation with no guaranteed funding, you have to be on the ball 100% of the time when giving formal advice to councils. Even advice which may appear innocuous when being given can end up being publicly scrutinised by any one of a number of people wishing to show that advice to... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 09:54 by Jake Atkinson
Materials for the HDC commissioned LRALC PM Training courses w/c 8th February 2021. Log in required.
Posted: Sun, 07 Feb 2021 15:50 by Jake Atkinson
LRALC is proud to have secured a total of over £50,000 (and climbing) of emergency funding for Leicestershire local councils over the last couple of months. The vast majority of this money may not have been available for our member councils without the direct involvement of LRALC (with partnership support from LCC).
The money has been provided to a number of member councils to offset the financial... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 19:06 by Jake Atkinson
Run in partnership with Leicestershire County Council.
Topic: Budget and Precept Briefing 26th November 6pm
Time: Nov 26, 2020 6:00 PM
Topic: Budget and Precept Briefing 27th November 10am
Time: Nov 27, 2020 10:00 AM London
Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 12:48 by Jake Atkinson
The Royal British Legion have updated their website with the following information on Remembrance Sunday activities:
Remembrance ideas for 2020
As a result of Covid-19 restrictions, it may be necessary for individuals and communities to consider new ways of performing Remembrance activities, whether at Remembrancetide or any other time of the year.
To give you a helping hand, we've... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 11:18 by Jake Atkinson
See below for details of a webinar being run by HMRC:
Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from 1 October mean that employers will need to fund 20% of furloughed employees' usual wages for the hours they do not work and continue to pay their National Insurance and pension contributions.
The scheme closes on 31 October and you will need to make any final claims on or... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 11:19 by Jake Atkinson
NALC has published its response to the current planning system policy consultation. Please click the link below to access it.
Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 10:18 by Jake Atkinson
The Prime Minister has just announced a new set of rules which he says the nation must follow for at least 6 months. These rules will inevitably affect parish councils directly.
More to follow.
Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 12:47 by Jake Atkinson