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Training & Events Calendar

Clerks Discussion Forum

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 14:00

2.00pm - 3.00pm

Free of charge

An opportunity for clerks to discuss with other clerk's current topical issues.

Joining Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82207483394

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Councillors Discussion Forum

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 18:00

Free of charge

An opportunity for councillors to discuss with other councillors current topical issues.

Link below to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83586577941

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Climate Emergency - Friends of Earth (FoE)

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 14:00

Cost: £15.00 or £11.25 with small council bursary

Time: 2.00pm to 3.00pm

Even amidst a global pandemic, the Climate Emergency and the need to protect and restore our natural environment are key challenges facing our communities. In this training webinar, Simon Bowens from Friends of the Earth will explore how town and parish councils can work with our communities to cut emissions and improve our environment.

Joining Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1180234884675464205

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Administering Exclusive Rights of Burial (EROB) with Alan Fairchild

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 14:00

Cost: £22.50 or £16.88 with small council bursary

Time: 2.00pm to 3.30pm

Alan is a former Board member of the British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons (BRAMM) and Society representative on the Ministry of Justice Cemetery & Cremation Advisory Group since 2001. This in-depth webinar will explain:

  • Exclusive Right of Burial (EROB) – the legal background
  • Statutory record keeping
  • EROB Ownership – single and multiple
  • Re-establishing ownership following death
  • Forms of transfer explained
  • The role of executors and administrators
  • Statutory declaration and form of renunciation

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__7YNSvNbT5aIjvFcxZaxsQ

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Local councils: Being a good employer – make sure you get it right!

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 18:00

Cost: £48.00 or £36.80 with small council bursary

Time: 6.00pm to 9.00pm

This interactive session aims to inform the council (as the employer) of its employment responsibilities and provide it with the basic tools needed to support the council with this role. It includes, getting the recruitment process right, formation of the employment contract, appraisals, salaries, pensions, employment policies and managing employees.

This is an essential session for all town, parish, village and community councils - make sure a council member is registered!

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Xdf6idDnQ66_9fMtgOjY-w

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Using Excel for the Council's Accounts - For Clerks only

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 10:00

10.00am - 11.00am

Cost: £15.00 or £11.25 with small council bursary

An interactive session, based on the attendee's requirements, looking at ways in which to use Excel to provide information for Council. All attendees will be expected to provide information on their current knowledge and understanding of Excel before the course takes place.

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/117371078411839503

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Planning Decisions - Andrew Towlerton, Planning Consultant

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 14:00

2.00pm - 3.30pm

Cost: £22.50 or £16.88 with small council bursary

This training session will focus on what to do about bad or unlawful decisions made by the council.

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2470958181196110351

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Off to a Flying Start - What councillors need to know

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:00

6.00pm - 9.00pm

Cost: £48.00 or £36.80 with small council bursary

Specifically aimed at new councillors or councillors that have done training previously but want to refresh their knowledge. We will look at a wide range of issues covering the roles, responsibilities and duties of the council, a councillor and the clerk.

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6466076561673790991

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Off to a Flying Start - What councillors need to know

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:00

10.00am - 13.00pm

Cost: £48.00 or £36.80 with small council bursary

Specifically aimed at new councillors or councillors that have done training previously but want to refresh their knowledge. We will look at a wide range of issues covering the roles, responsibilities and duties of the council, a councillor and the clerk.

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4315183328116138511

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Clerks Discussion Forum

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 18:00

6.00pm - 7.00pm

Free of charge

An opportunity for clerks to discuss with other clerk's current topical issues.

Joining Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83604452106

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Dealing with complaints and difficult situations

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 10:00

10.00am - 11.00am

Cost: £15.00 or £11.25 with small council bursary

Looking at some problems experienced by councils and how to deal with these. We will be asking attendees, by email, for their topics so that we can generalise them to make the answers and discussion helpful for everyone.

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8222375962743780879

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Managing Burial Ground Memorials with Alan Fairchild

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 14:00

2.00pm - 3.30pm

Cost: £22.50 or £16.88 with small council bursary

Alan is a former Board member of the British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons (BRAMM) and Society representative on the Ministry of Justice Cemetery & Cremation Advisory Group since 2001. This in-depth webinar will explain:

  • Memorial ownership
  • Design, specification and inscriptions
  • Fixing and re-fixing standards
  • Licensing and retention of memorials
  • Stability safety testing
  • Record keeping and owner notification
  • Safety repairs and cost recovery
  • Management of memorials in closed churchyards

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_m3comDreRt-SjOs97Aew_w

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Role of the Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer (RFO) - For Councillors Only

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 18:00

6.00pm - 7.00pm

Cost: £15.00 or £11.25 with small council bursary.

Councillors will be given a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a Clerk/RFO in this interactive session.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lX5_mxCTSnOy8_Y84oAF-w

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 14:00

2.00pm - 3.00pm

Cost: £15.00 or £11.25 with small council bursary

The webinar session will cover the purpose of the FOIA, how to deal with FOI requests, what information can be withheld, the role of the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) and some helpful hints for town and parish councils.

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1967379656651998476

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Planning Enforcement and Appeals - Andrew Towlerton, Planning Consultant

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 18:00

6.00pm - 7.30pm

Cost: £22.50 or £16.88 with small council bursary

This session looks at what councillors and councils can do when they consider a bad or unlawful planning decision has been made, including planning enforcement and planning appeals. It will explore:

  • What is a breach of planning control?
  • Planning enforcement and planning appeals
  • Ombudsman
  • The 'Call-in' of planning applications
  • Judicial Review
  • Other recourses that are available to local councils and the role of local councils in all of this.

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7393602580633586444

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Managing council employees: Conduction appraisals

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 10:00

10.00am - 11.00am

Cost: £15.00 or £11.25 with small council bursary

Appraisals are about both past performance and the future; they are an opportunity to discuss and set goals for employee performance, development and support. This short, interactive session provides guidance and the basic tools for councillors, to conduct effective appraisals of council employees.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_quCOWStRSXyCcDzrv3R_pA

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Councillors Discussion Forum

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 18:00

6.00pm - 7.00pm

Free of Charge

An opportunity for councillors to discuss with other councillors current topical issues

Joining Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88449770571

Venue:
webinar
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk