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LRALC advice on additional bank holiday for council staff

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/14/2022 - 09:56

We're getting a lot of enquiries from Councils and County Associations regarding the extra Bank Holiday and how to accommodate it when calculating holiday entitlement and pay for staff on NJC contracts.

If your faced with a similar dilemma, hopefully the following...

NALC statement on meetings and mourning period

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Tue, 09/13/2022 - 15:54
  • statement on council meetings and notice period during the mourning period is below:

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has provided advice to our network of 43 county associations of local councils and local (parish and town) councils on council...

Conflicting advice from NALC & Richard Harwood KC on meeting dates

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Tue, 09/13/2022 - 10:53

At a meeting this morning NALC Legal outlined the reasons and alleged errors that lead them to strongly disagree with the view issues by Richard Harwood KC.

LRALC has strongly requested that a statement is issued from NALC on this to address the confusion....

LRALC Update Number 4 following the death of Queen Elizabeth II

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Tue, 09/13/2022 - 10:15

Thanks to our colleagues in Northants for sharing resources with us during this time. We are busy with AGM prep and are one full-time staff member down due to leave, so it is much appreciated.

Live Screening of the Funeral
As happened for the funeral of Prince...

LRALC Update Number 3 following the death of Queen Elizabeth II

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Sun, 09/11/2022 - 10:23

IMPORTANT - DUE TO ONGOING EMAIL ISSUES UPDATES WILL BE PRIMARILY CIRCULATED VIA THIS WEBSITE.

Proclamation
The Proclamation was read yesterday (Saturday) at St James's Palace. It will be read at 1300 today (Sunday) in Leicester and 1230 in Oakham. See here...

Chairmans Training - Monday 12th September 2022

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Sat, 09/10/2022 - 12:18

The planned LRALC Chairman's training at Anstey will be going ahead.

LRALC Update Number 2 following the death of Queen Elizabeth II

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Sat, 09/10/2022 - 11:05

First of all, we are aware that we were badly let down by our email provider yesterday, which meant that Harborough and Blaby areas did not receive our first update when sent at 10.30am yesterday. Our sincere apologies. That communication can be found here:...

NALC issues guidance on meetings during mourning period

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/09/2022 - 13:43

Following LRALC's guidance this morning we received this link from NALC a few hours later.

NALC statement on council meetings and notice periods during the period of national mourning - News

It reflects our earlier advice.

Guidance for Member Councils during period of mourning

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/09/2022 - 13:19

Dear Member Council,

Due to email failure we are aware that some of our councils did not receive the below communication from us at 10.30am this morning. It is copied for your reference.

Dear Clerk,

I was very saddened to hear yesterday evening of the death of...

Queen Elizabeth II 21st April 1926 – 8th September 2022

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/08/2022 - 18:37

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.

LRALC will be contacting all member councils on Friday 9th September with guidance on the steps they should take to mourn the passing of our monarch....

Email Issues Resolved

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Thu, 07/28/2022 - 10:12

The LRALC office is receiving emails again as normal. The issue was with the server identifying a high level of outgoing emails as suspicious. There was no security breach.

IMPORTANT - LRALC Office Email Down

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/26/2022 - 12:21

As of 12.15pm Tuesday 26th July the LRALC office email (admin@leicestershireandrutlandalc.gov.uk) is inaccessible. We are investigating the reason for this and will update here when we have resolved the issue, or identified the problem.

If you receive any email...

Will Your Council Take The Civility & Respect Pledge?

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Thu, 07/21/2022 - 19:35

Civility and respect should be at the heart of public life, and good governance is fundamental to ensuring an effective and well-functioning democracy at all levels.

The intimidation, abuse, bullying and harassment of councillors, clerks and council staff,...

Materials and recording from Leicestershire Parish Conference 4th July 2022

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/08/2022 - 10:54

All resources from this event can now be found online, here.

Joint LRALC & Leics County Council Parish Conference Underway

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/04/2022 - 18:29

The first face to face annual joint LRALC & Leics County Parish Conference for 3 years is underway! It is also the first hybrid conference we've run, meeting the challenges of the new world we live in. We have had over 100 delegates book to attend in person....

REMINDER - Sub £25,000 turnover councils - annual data sets due

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/20/2022 - 16:42

A reminder to all small (sub £25,000 turnover) parish councils that the deadline to publish the annual data sets required by law is rapidly approaching.

The statutory deadline is 1st July each year and the following items must all be published on a website:...

The role of the public at council meetings

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 11:37

We often get queries from members of the public and councillors alike regarding the role and powers of members of the public in parish council meetings.

We are asked "how does a member of the public propose an amendment to the minutes", "how does a member of...

Office Closed For Board Meeting - Monday 13th June 2022

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 09:54

The office will be closed today due to staff leave and the June meeting of the LRALC Board. We will respond to any emails or phone messages by Tuesday 14th June.

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