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Has your organisation got the right safeguarding measures in place?

Safeguarding is the term used to describe the policies and procedures which protect vulnerable people from abuse, harm, and neglect. All types of organisations which come into contact with the public need to have safeguarding policies; there is a duty of care and a legal responsibility for safeguarding employees, volunteers, clients, and visitors – in […]

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Conference Day! Budgeting & Financial Management, MKALC Planning Day

Dear Councils Well this is it, Conference next Tuesday!  Exhibitors are standing by, presenters are feeling jumpy, our wonderful peer councils and youth councils are practicing calm thoughts.  We are very much looking forward to welcoming you all.  Booking is still open so if you have been procrastinating, follow the pink writing at the bottom

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NALC legal updates and new planning page, Aylesbury Heritage Tours, Code of Conduct Civility and Respect Seminar 7th September, Devolved Services update

It’s been lovely to have some leave this month; many of you will no doubt be taking advantage of the slightly slower pace of council during August to enjoy some annual leave, it is also a great opportunity to catch up on the tasks that often we don’t get to during the year.   This week

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Clear Utility Solutions

Whilst it can be an easily overlooked area of responsibility for busy council clerks, making sure that the energy consumed by council properties and streetlights is competitive and responsibly sourced can reap rewards for both the environment and the council’s purse. As a non-domestic entity, it can be daunting for the clerks of smaller councils

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Aubergine

Aubergine

Parish Council WCAG compliant website service There are three solutions available for councils to use our WCAG 2.1AA compliant website service: 1) Option 1: The BMKALC Member service: For councils with small precepts who are looking for a website solution that meets both WCAG 2.1AA accessibility and Transparency Code requirements only. Full details of the

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