These sessions are intended, over a 12 month period, to give a complete grounding in the work of a parish clerk. Each of the sessions are stand-alone but also build on each other and clerks can attend as many or as few as required. The sessions are open to Clerks, Assistant Clerks and Finance Officers.
When you have booked 5 toolkit sessions you will get the 6th session for free.
This session will concentrate on finance administration including including book-keeping, spreadsheets, local council accounting software, payment of invoices & petty cash.
This session will concentrate on the roles and relationships within a parish council .
This session will concentrate on Paperwork, Records & Archive Documents
This session will concentrate on Meetings Administration & Management
This session will concentrate on Legal Powers, Policies & Committees
This online Zoom session will concentrate on interaction with stakeholders and engaging with your community.
This session will concentrate on Bookkeeping Basics and is suitable for Clerks who are new to clerking and faced with managing the council’s accounts might be wondering where to start and what information do they need for their records. It will also be a good refresher for more seasoned Clerks.