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Understanding Your Parish or Town Council (Part 2)

Understanding Your Parish or Town Council (Part 2)

Understanding Finance, Planning and Community

This is one of a two part essential training session for new Councillors, Clerks and Council Officers (you can attend the sessions in any order).

This session concentrates on Finance, Planning and Community.

Event date Sat 30 Nov 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Sat 30 Nov 2019 1:00 pm
Registered 20
Registration closes Mon 25 Nov 2019 8:00 am
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Kim Bedford
Number Hours 4
Location Corley Village Hall

9.00am - 9.30am

Registration

and refreshments

9.30am - 1.00pm

The session will cover

  • Preparing a business strategy
  • Setting a Budget
  • Influences and pressures on the precept
  • Managing resources
  • Three elements of audit and the Councillors' roles
  • The Transparency Code for the different size councils.
  • Grants available for the smaller councils to help with transparency
  • The role of Internal Checker
  • The Independent Auditor - appointment and responsibilities
  • The audit regime for 2018/19
  • An overview of the planning process
  • Working with the community, volunteer involvement and obtaining a remit for projects

Earn

1.5 CPD Points

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

Terms and Conditions of Registration

Please read

Full terms and conditions of registration

Speakers

Kim Bedford

Kim has over 10 years’ experience in the local council sector, initially as a council clerk, then as a councillor and County Officer for Gloucestershire, where she developed and instigated advice and training for councillors and clerks.

Experienced Clerk and Valued Tutor


Seeing numerous changes, she has incorporated many new ideas and details into her courses to enable her attendees to ‘hit the ground running’ with enthusiasm and knowledge.

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