Supporting Local Councils in Leicestershire & Rutland

Tags: Finance

NALC publishes the 2022 edition of the Practitioners' Guide

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has published the Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance (JPAG) 2022 edition of the Practitioners' Guide.

The 2022 edition of the guide has made updates to section five on the non-statutory guidance for clerks and responsible financial officers. This section leads councils to prepare and take their AGAR and its supporting papers to the council... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Apr 2022 12:10 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: JPAG, audit, finance, governance

Slides and Handouts from LCC Funded Medium Term Planning Course

Delegates from the recent LCC Funded Medium Term Planning training courses can access the resources used at the events below.

Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 08:25 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Budget, Finance, Lcc, Planning

Auditor guidance for AGAR completion

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

Tags: Audit, Finance, Finance & Audit

New 2020-21 Pay Scales Issued by NALC

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has today published a new employment briefing on the national salary pay scales for clerks and other employees employed under the terms of the model contract.

The briefing includes updated pay scales in line with the 2004 national agreement for the sector.

On 24 August, the National Joint Council for Local Government Services (NJC) announced that an agreement... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 17:11 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Finance, NALC, SLCC, employment, staff

Calling All Councils - New Version of Practitioners Guide Issued

The Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance (JPAG) has published a new edition of the Practitioners' Guide (otherwise known as Governance and Accountability for Local Councils) and have also written a letter to practitioners' (e.g. clerks, internal auditors, and councillors) clarifying a range of queries.

The letter addresses queries on communications, virtual meetings, the financial year to which... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 06:59 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Audit, Finance, Finance & Audit, JPAG

Community Foundation Coronavirus Support Fund

In light of the news of a return to lockdown following a spike in Coronavirus cases in Leicester we wanted to make you aware that the Community Foundation's Coronavirus Support Fund is still open and accepting applications

The funders are keen to support charitable organisations within Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland who are continuing to support the most vulnerable groups at this time!

You can... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 18:37 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Finance, Funding, coronavirus