CLERK TOOLKIT 2: The Clerk's Year

CLERK TOOLKIT 2: The Clerk's Year

This session will concentrate on the Clerk's Year: Administration & Self-management; Essential Paperwork, Records & Archive Documents.

These sessions are open only to employees of the Council.

Each session is stand alone and can be taken in any order.

Event date Thu 15 Dec 2022 9:30
Event Ends Thu 15 Dec 2022 12:30
Registered 0
Available places 5
Registration closes Thu 15 Dec 2022 8:00
Notes £25 to Members
Speaker Gill Lungley
Location WALC Zoom Room
Event Categories Clerk Training

The session will cover

  • Self-management - identify how we work; could we work smarter re office set-up, placing of telephone, filing cabinets, use of IT and e-storage
  • Review the "clerk's year" and establish an annual programme of work including asset review and control.
  • Check the council’s publication scheme & relevant Transparency Code.
  • Review the council’s Document Retention and Disposal Policy, ie what to record, copy & keep, archive access, computer back-ups to comply with both Freedom of Information Act (FoI) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • List of essential paperwork and documents all councils need (the most useful clerks handout ever!)


For those intending to complete the CiLCA qualification
LO's: 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 12, 29, 30


2 CPD Points

Record of attendance at training events is required when applying for the Local Council Awards Scheme


£25.00 per delegate for Member Councils

Non-member fee £50.00


Any delegate cancellations

must be received in writing 5 days before the event for a full refund of the fee. Substitute delegate(s) may be named at any time up to the event.

Terms and Conditions of Registration

Please read

Full terms and conditions of registration

Gill Lungley

Clerk and WALC Tutor

Gill has been involved with local councils since the early 1990’s first as a parish councillor and then as the clerk to a variety of parish councils across Worcestershire, where she currently works part-time. Gill holds a BA (Hons) in Business Studies and has achieved the Cert HE in Local Policy Studies (the forerunner to today’s CiLCA qualification) from Cheltenham and Gloucester College. Ongoing CPD has seen her gain the CiLCA 2012 additional requirement so that her councils are able to adopt the General Power of Competence, where eligible. Having worked alongside various trainers for WorcestershireCALC Gill added to her qualifications with PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector) to support her in the delivery of her informative training sessions.

Warwickshire & West Midlands Association of Local Councils

Worcestershire Association of Local Councils

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