HOW TO TAILOR STANDING ORDERS AND FINANCIAL REGULATIONS TO SUIT THE NEEDS OF YOUR COUNCIL
Are your standing orders and financial regulations fit for purpose? This three-hour practical course takes a look at the most recent revisions to these key local council documents.
We will explain the legislative background, the purpose of these key control documents and how to tailor these documents so that they work well for your council. You will receive advice on how often these documents should be reviewed, and the way to conduct a review. This course aims to inform and support clerks, their deputies, chairmen and councillors.
This course is recommended for clerks (new clerks and those wanting an update), chairmen and councillors.
Recognise the legal background to standing orders and financial regulations
Identify the main changes in the most recent revision of standing orders
Identify the items which must be included in these governance documents
Identify the frequency of review which is appropriate to your council
Compile standing orders and financial regulations appropriate for your council
You will go away with useful handouts and there’s always the invaluable networking!
When & where
This course last ran in November 2019. Let us know if you'd like us to run it in 2020.
20% discount for NPTS subscribers: £36
Course fee includes refreshments, course pack and a certificate.
Clerks can gain 1.5 CPD points from attending this course.