Congratulations to Quedgeley Town Council on achieving Quality Gold in the Local Council Award Scheme.
The assessment panel met with the council (staff and councillors) today and a tour of projects/services was provided.
This is a brilliant achievement and shows another local council working to an exemplar standard.
Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 14:44 by Alison Robinson
The March 2018 version was released yesterday and you can find it in the documents section under G, together with a document summarising the changes.
Posted: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:56 by Anita Sach
GDPR update and new NALC toolkit
· Many county associations and councils are already busy working towards and getting ready for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements and now NALC has produced the new GDPR toolkit, prepared by the law firm Winckworth Sherwood, it is available on the NALC website. Together with training and support provided by county associations, NALC's... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:53 by Alison Robinson
Congratulations to the following councils who have secured money from the Transparency Fund.
Brimpsfield PC - £259.07
Toddington PC - £279.11
Somerford Keynes PC - £550
Gretton PC - £650
Twigworth PC - £230
Stoke Orchard & Tredington PC - £1,844.75
Southrop PC - £924
Woolaston PC - £2,250
Standish PC - £981.42
Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:55 by Alison Robinson
National Council's biggest ever Lobby Day!
·National Council held its third parliamentary Lobby Day on 28th March. Collectively we engaged with nearly 80 members of the Houses of Parliament including northern powerhouse minister (and former parish councillor) Andrew Percy MP, sports minister Tracey Crouch MP, shadow ministers John Healey MP and Kate Hollern MP, chairman of the Local Government... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 10:35 by Alison Robinson
NALC, in line with their work with DCLG regarding compliance with the Transparency Code, have initiated 'spot checks' for smaller councils.
The information that should be online is:
- · All items of expenditure above £100
- · Published end of year accounts
- · Annual governance statement
- · Internal audit report
- · List of councillors responsibilities
- · The details... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2016 11:13 by Alison Robinson
Congratulations Barrington Parish Council on securing funding to support the council in meeting its legal obligations in respect of the Transparency Act.
The grant is only available to smaller councils (those with an income/expenditure under £25,000 per annum).
Please contact GAPTC if you have any questions.
Posted: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:53 by Alison Robinson
Just in case you are still preparing for auto-enrolment, we have uploaded 'A Practical Guide to Auto-enrolment/Pensions' on the GAPTC website.
Please have a look at the document and use it to steer you through the process.
This document has been provided by LCPD on behalf of Gloucestershire ALC. LCPD are an employment and HR consultancy with a difference – they specialise in working with parish... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Aug 2016 11:02 by Alison Robinson