We are a team of experienced tutors who are also practising clerks. One of our tutors can deliver a tailored course at a venue local to you or online. Sessions usually last 2-2.5 hours starting at a time to suit your attendees.
WHOLE COUNCIL TRAINING
Select a maximum of six out of the ten topics listed or let us know if there's something else you'd like us to cover:
Background to Local Councils (including all tiers of local government)
Roles and responsibilities – Clerk/RFO, Councillors, The Corporate Body, Chairperson, the Council as an employer
Powers and duties
Meetings (including voting and public participation), minutes and agendas
The two annual meetings, elections and co-option
Financial management (including transparency rules if relevant)
Risk management and insurance
The Code of Conduct
We find that these sessions can be hugely beneficial in giving councillors and staff the opportunity to receive training together, tailored to your council’s needs, and allows the time to discuss topics in a relaxed environment.
Contact us for further information and we'll send you a formal quotation.
FEEDBACK FROM OUR WHOLE COUNCIL SESSIONS
"Exceeded expectations and enjoyable."
Downham Market Town Council
"The best one I've been to!"
Upwell Parish Council
Engaged my councillors and made them think. Definitely one to host regularly – see you again after the 2023 elections!”
Old Catton Parish Council
"It was a very informative evening, which gave us a good insight as to areas that need improving."
Winfarthing Parish Council
"The training was exactly what I needed and very thought-provoking." "Brilliant!"
Welney Parish Council
"Really informative and helpful."
North Walsham Town Council