County Officers Weekly Review

County Officers Weekly Review

Dear Clerks and Councillors CLERKS PLEASE CIRCLATE TO YOUR COUNCILLORS The view is from multiple windows this week as your BMKALC team scattered to the coolest parts of their home offices in order to avoid the oven like temperatures at Judges Lodgings.  The team...
Civility & Respect Project – Training

Civility & Respect Project – Training

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has published the Civility and Respect Project’s training programme. The project has developed a bespoke range of training courses to enhance the skills of councillors and help them to create a better...
Civility & Respect Project – The Pledge

Civility & Respect Project – The Pledge

Introducing the Civility and Respect Pledge NALC, SLCC, and OVW believe now is the time to put civility and respect at the top of the agenda and start a culture change for the local council sector. Civility means politeness and courtesy in behaviour, speech, and in...
County Officers Weekly Review

County Officers Weekly Review

Dear Clerks and Councillors Clerks – Please share with your Councillors. Writing in the relative cool today, it’s hard to believe how hot it was at the start of the week. This week we have once again fielded questions on remote meetings, no you can’t, decisions...
County Officers Weekly Review

County Officers Weekly Review

Dear Clerks and Councillors Clerks Please ensure this update should be circulated to all Councillors. This week we have tackled two key areas that between them chew up vast amounts of resource, good humour and resilience, yes, Planning and Code of Conduct! We started...