Clerk's Toolkit

Clerk Toolkit narrowThese 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 and paid for 5 toolkit sessions WALC will send you a coupon code so you can book your 6th session for free.

Clerk's Toolkit - From Bookkeeping to Budgets

During these sessions we intend 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.

These events are open to Clerks, Assistant Clerks and Finance Officers

This session will concentrate on finance administration including including book-keeping, spreadsheets, local council accounting software, payment of invoices & petty cash.

Event date Tue 10 Sep 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Tue 10 Sep 2019 1:00 pm
Registered 3
Available places 12
Registration closes Thu 5 Sep 2019 12:00 pm
Notes £15 for member clerks
Location Long Itchington Community Centre
Clerk's Toolkit: Understanding Core Roles in Parish Councils

During these sessions we intend 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.

These events are open to Clerks, Assistant Clerks and Finance Officers

This session will concentrate on the roles and relationships within a parish council .

Event date Tue 8 Oct 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Tue 8 Oct 2019 1:00 pm
Registered 1
Available places 9
Registration closes Thu 3 Oct 2019 12:00 pm
Notes £15 for member clerks
Location Royal Leamington Spa Town Hall
Clerk's Toolkit: The Clerk's Year

During these sessions we intend 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.

These events are open to Clerks, Assistant Clerks and Finance Officers

This session will concentrate on Self Management - working from home

Event date Tue 12 Nov 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Tue 12 Nov 2019 1:00 pm
Registered 2
Available places 8
Registration closes Thu 7 Nov 2019 12:00 pm
Notes £15 for member clerks
Location Shipston-on-Stour Council Offices
Clerk's Toolkit: Audit Preparation

During these sessions we intend 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.

These events are open to Clerks, Assistant Clerks and Finance Officers.

This session will focus on preparing for the annual audit

Event date Tue 10 Dec 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Tue 10 Dec 2019 1:00 pm
Registered 2
Available places 13
Registration closes Thu 5 Dec 2019 12:00 pm
Notes £15 for member clerks
Location WALC Offices
Clerk's Toolkit: Paperwork, Records & Archive Documents

During these sessions we intend 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.

These events are open to Clerks, Assistant Clerks and Finance Officers

This session will concentrate on Paperwork, Records & Archive Documents

Event date Tue 14 Jan 2020 9:30 am
Event Ends Tue 14 Jan 2020 1:00 pm
Registered 0
Available places 15
Registration closes Thu 9 Jan 2020 12:00 pm
Notes £15 for member clerks
Location Coleshill Town Hall
Clerk's Toolkit: Meetings Administration & Management

During these sessions we intend 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.

These events are open to Clerks, Assistant Clerks and Finance Officers

This session will concentrate on Meetings Administration & Management

Event date Tue 11 Feb 2020 9:30 am
Event Ends Tue 11 Feb 2020 1:00 pm
Registered 0
Available places 15
Registration closes Thu 6 Feb 2020 12:00 pm
Notes £15 for member clerks
Clerk's Toolkit - Legal Powers, Policies & Committees

During these sessions we intend 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.

These events are open to Clerks, Assistant Clerks and Finance Officers

This session will concentrate on Legal Powers, Policies & Committees

Event date Tue 10 Mar 2020 9:30 am
Event Ends Tue 10 Mar 2020 1:00 pm
Registered 0
Available places 15
Registration closes Mon 9 Mar 2020 8:00 am
Notes £15 for member clerks
Clerk's Toolkit - Interaction with Stakeholders

During these sessions we intend 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.

These events are open to Clerks, Assistant Clerks and Finance Officers

This session will concentrate on interaction with stakeholders

Event date Tue 12 May 2020 9:30 am
Event Ends Tue 12 May 2020 1:00 pm
Registered 0
Available places 15
Registration closes Mon 11 May 2020 12:00 pm
Notes £15 for member clerks
Clerk's Toolkit - Planning & Neighbourhood Plans

During these sessions we intend 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.

These events are open to Clerks, Assistant Clerks and Finance Officers

This session will concentrate on Planning & Neighbourhood Plans

Event date Tue 9 Jun 2020 9:30 am
Event Ends Tue 9 Jun 2020 1:00 pm
Registered 0
Available places 15
Registration closes Mon 8 Jun 2020 8:00 am
Notes £15 for member clerks
Clerk's Toolkit: Community Engagement

During these sessions we intend 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.

These events are open to Clerks, Assistant Clerks and Finance Officers

This session will concentrate on Community Engagement

Event date Tue 14 Jul 2020 9:30 am
Event Ends Tue 14 Jul 2020 1:00 pm
Registered 0
Available places 10
Registration closes Mon 14 Jun 2021 8:00 am
Notes £15 for member clerks