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Training & Events Calendar

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Dealing with complaints and difficult situations

Tue, 31 Jan 2023 10:00

Dealing with complaints and difficult situations

Tuesday 31 January 2023, 10.00am - 11.30am, Cost £25.00 or £12.50 with small council bursary

Looking at some problems experienced by councils and how to deal with these. In advance of the session, we will be asking attendees, for their topics (via e-mail), so that we can generalise them to make the answers and discussion helpful for everyone.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArdO-sqDspG9fJ0wnI6YH6iPFGhSqNH1dJ

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

Grants - Policies, Procedures and Powers

Wed, 01 Feb 2023 13:30

Grants – Policies, Procedures and Powers

Wednesday 1 February 2023, 1.30pm - 3.00pm, Cost £25.00 or £12.50 with small council bursary

Many councils give grants to local groups but do they get the process correct? In this session we examine due diligence, legislative powers to give grants, policies to guide the council and issues of good practice when considering and awarding grants.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckduCrrjsiHtAs0_7fNN0nNpj9LcFyIwLg

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

Administering Exclusive Rights of Burial (EROB)

Wed, 08 Feb 2023 13:30

Administering Exclusive Rights of Burial (EROB) - Alan Fairchild

Wednesday 8 February 2023, 1.30pm - 3.00pm, Cost £25.00 or £12.50 with small council bursary

Alan is a former Board member of the British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons (BRAMM), and a 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
  • Reserving graves – pros and cons
  • 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/meeting/register/tZwkfumspz8jGtTcuWkmjWDxnStYTMDRk9nM

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

Councillors Discussion Forum

Tue, 14 Feb 2023 18:45

Councillors Discussion Forum (free of charge)

Tuesday 14 February 2023, 6.45pm - 7.45pm

An opportunity for councillors to liaise/network with each other. This forum is great for information sharing, asking questions and general discussing issues. If you haven't already joined a discussion forum, please do give it a try. A YLCA officer is present throughout for support.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kcOCppj4rG9b3NdeYu2P0QeiNFGYyCbsY

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

Induction for new Clerks - Face to Face session

Wed, 15 Feb 2023 09:30

Induction for new Clerks - Face to Face session

This face-to-face session will include production of lawful agendas, effective minutes, learning legislation for local councils, introduction to accounts, the financial regime and lots of time for questions and answers throughout the session. It is a must for every new clerk or for clerks that have been in post for some time but have never completed this training.

To register and book a place for this session, please email admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk.

Venue: Board Room, York House, Station Road, Tadcaster. LS24 9JF.

Venue:
York House, Tadcaster
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Clerks Discussion Forum

Thu, 16 Feb 2023 10:00

Clerks Discussion Forum (free of charge)

Thursday 16 February 2023, 10.00am - 11.00am

An opportunity for clerks to liaise/network with other clerks on current topical issues. The YLCA Officer in attendance will offer clerks the opportunity to discuss a topic, provided by the Officer.

Please register for the session at least the day before.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkceiprTkoHtEXEhUOAmKFnFcBMZz7l1OF

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

Councillors Discussion Forum

Mon, 27 Feb 2023 18:45

Councillor Discussion Forum (free of charge)

Monday 27 February 2023, 6.45pm - 7.45pm

An opportunity for councillors to liaise/network with each other. This forum is great for information sharing, asking questions and general discussing issues. If you haven't already joined a discussion forum, please do give it a try. A YLCA officer is present throughout for support.

Registration Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYpdeChqzsoGdKQbcafAZZpBT-2lipdSQf7

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

The Role of the Principal Authority Monitoring Officer

Thu, 02 Mar 2023 10:00

The Role of the Principal Authority Monitoring Officer - Frances Harrison, City of York Council, Head of Legal Services and Deputy Monitoring Officer

Thursday 2 March 2023, 10.00am - 11.30am, Cost £25.00 or £12.50 with small council bursary

This webinar covers the statutory role of Monitoring Officers (MO) in principal local authorities. Under the Localism Act 2011, MOs also undertake that role for parish sector councils. MOs are the lynchpin of the arrangements for upholding ethical standards in their Council. In addition to looking at the role of the MO, Frances Harrison will cover the requirement under the Localism Act 2011 for all local authorities to adopt a Code of Conduct consistent with the Nolan principles, what effective standards arrangements should look like and the role of principal authorities in handling complaints about parish sector councillors.

Registration Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0tf-mqqzMuHNGmXG0bZZ5BSLCX_XFX8K_0

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

Chairs Discussion Forum

Thu, 02 Mar 2023 18:45

Chairs Discussion Forum (free of charge)

Thursday 2 March 2023, 6.45pm - 7.45pm

Following on from the success of the Clerk and Councillors Discussion Forums, we wanted to give Chairs the opportunity to network and raise issues they face when chairing meetings or in general, for example, how to deal with disruptive behaviour, how to manage a meeting lawfully. There will be a YLCA Officer in attendance as a facilitator and to give information where necessary.

Registration Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rdO6gqzooG9ZfGPd-gm_dBYxHeAhZDEMg

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