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Northamptonshire County
Association of Local Councils

Empowering Parish and Town Councils

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CEO: Danny Moody
6 Litchborough Business Park
Northampton Road
Litchborough, Northampton
NN12 8JB

Tel: 01327 831482

Training & Events Calendar

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Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:00am

Key Topics covered:

  • Preparation of the agenda, what should and should not be included?
  • Publication of the agenda; when and how?
  • Minuting meetings: what should and shouldn't be included in the minutes; the importance of accurate note taking; signing of the minutes; publication of the minutes, when and how; and the policy for preserving Parish/Town Council minutes.
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 10:00am

This course provides a broad understanding of the role and responsibilities of a town or parish clerk. This course is a must for newly-appointed clerks, or clerks who feel they could benefit from some formal training.

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 1:30pm

This half-day course will give an overview of the changes to data protection introduced by the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR). This will become law on 25thMay 2018. It is the most significant updating of the law relating to personal data in two decades and includes the (qualified) "right to be forgotten", the creation of a statutory "data protection officer" and the obligation to have explicit consent to process data.

The first session will cover:

  • What is the GDPR
  • Why data protection needs to change.
  • The new six principles
  • Legal grounds for processing data and why 'consent' is changing
  • Privacy Notices
  • The 'right' to be forgotten

The second session will cover:

  • What does this mean for you?
  • Prioritising the 'to do' list
  • Appointment of a Data Protection Officer
  • Changes to how you deal with requests for personal information
  • Having an up to date policy people know about and understand
  • Abolition of notification
  • Data security and the obligation to report breaches
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:00am

This is the accredited certificate for the Local Council Sector, designed to test basic levels of competence for the role of parish clerk. The syllabus has been designed to cover all aspects of the clerk's role and candidates are required to compile a portfolio of evidence to show they fully understand their job. Having completed the training you can then compile the portfolio of evidence that you submit in order to gain the Certificate

Sat, 28 Apr 2018 10:00am

This course provides a broad understanding of the role and responsibilities of a town or parish clerk. This course is a must for newly-appointed clerks, or clerks who feel they could benefit from some formal training.