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    Constructive Dialogue with NALC

    Published: 5th October 2017

    Your ALCC Chairman and General Secretary met with the Chairman and Chief Executive of the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) in April an...

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    Public sector employment hits 70-year low

    Published: 19th September 2017

    The Guardian today reports that GMB union has claimed that public sector employment as a share of the labour market has fallen to a 70-year low, wi...

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    MPs call for employment tribunal time limit to be doubled

    Published: 14th September 2017

    MPs have called for the current three-month time limit to bring certain employment tribunal claims to be extended in order to add fairness. Sp...

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    Public sector pay cap lift confirmed

    Published: 13th September 2017

    The Government announced yesterday that the long-standing 1% cap on public sector pay rises in England and Wales is to be lifted. It has been revea...

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    Parishes should have ‚Äúbinding‚ÄĚ design powers

    Published: 4th September 2017

    The Sunday Telegraph reports that Neil Parish MP, the Chairman of the Environment Select Committee, will warn this week that Britain risks creating...

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    Public sector pay cap to be lifted

    Published: 4th September 2017

    The Sun newspaper this morning claims Theresa May is planning to lift the 1% cap on public sector pay increases later this month, in a bid to recon...

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    Welsh Government offers clustering funding

    Published: 4th September 2017

    The Welsh Government has provided a modest budget of £20K for 2017-18 only, to provide opportunity for a small number of Community and Town Counci...

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    Government to extend Green Flag Award for 5 more years

    Published: 25th August 2017

    Parks and Green Spaces Minister, Marcus Jones, has announced that the Government will renew the 'Green Flag Award' licence, making sure tha...

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    The Big Lunch 2017: 9.3 Million people celebrate community

    Published: 23rd August 2017

    The Eden Project, which manages the annual 'Big Lunch' celebration has announced that this year, 9.3 million people across the UK came tog...

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    Local Government Services Pay Negotiations

    Published: 22nd August 2017

    The Local Government Association's latest Workforce Bulletin confirms that the National Living Wage presents challenges to councils’ pay bill...

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    Only one in four top Welsh council posts held by women

    Published: 14th August 2017

    Women hold just one in four top elected positions in Welsh principal councils, new figures have revealed. About 26% of cabinet positions in local a...

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    Pay growth to stay weak

    Published: 14th August 2017

    Pressure on incomes looks set to continue, with pay rises forecast at 1% over the next year, a survey predicts. Despite falling unemployment, wage ...

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    Employment tribunal fees unlawful, Supreme Court rules

    Published: 27th July 2017

    Fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims have been ruled unlawful, and the government will now have to repay up to £32m to claimants. Th...

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    Public sector workers work £11bn of unpaid overtime a year, union says

    Published: 24th July 2017

    Nearly two million public sector workers regularly work unpaid overtime, union says in response to chancellor’s suggestion public sector workers ...

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    ALCC dismayed at Chancellors public sector pay stance

    Published: 18th July 2017

    ALCC, the trade union representing parish and community council clerks in England and Wales, has expressed its dismay at remarks by the Chancellor ...

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    Sexism and discrimination widespread in local government: new report claims

    Published: 13th July 2017

    Principal councils in England and Wales are male dominated, with women and ethnic minorities under-represented according to a report by the Fawcett...

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    NPLAW are our new Employment Advisors

    Published: 12th July 2017

    We are delighted to announce that local government and employment law specialists, NPLAW, have been appointed as your trade union’s employment la...

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    Public Sector Pay freeze to end?

    Published: 28th June 2017

    A Labour proposal to lift the cap on public sector pay that has frozen salaries below inflation for seven years was defeated by 14 votes in the Hou...

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    Public Sector 1% Pay Cap to end?

    Published: 16th June 2017

    Senior Ministers have suggested that the current 1% public sector pay cap, currently due to continue until 2019, could be lifted. Health Secretar...

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    Unions call for pay rise for council workers

    Published: 15th June 2017

    Unison, Unite and the GMB are demanding a 5% pay increase for 1.6m local government workers. The unions said the claim follows eight years of gover...

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    General Election Manifestos: Employment Law Summary

    Published: 24th May 2017

    Head of Advisory Service, Lis Moore, has provided the following summary of the employment law content from the manifestos of the main political par...

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    Robert joins your employment advice team

    Published: 25th April 2017

    We are delighted to announce that Robert Foulke has joined the SLCC in the role of Assistant Employment Advisor.  Robert will be working closely w...

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    Public sector pay to continue falling for ‚Äėrest of decade‚Äô

    Published: 17th March 2017

    Average real pay is falling in the public sector and it will continue to fall over the next three years because of inflation and pay restraint, new...

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    Employment Support Officers

    Published: 15th February 2017

    The Association of Local Council Clerks (ALCC) is trade union for Local Council Officers across England and Wales. The ALCC is seeking to appo...

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    Falmouth Town Crier up for England’s Tourism Superstar 2017

    Published: 8th February 2017

    Falmouth Town Crier, Gemma Garwood, who at 32 is currently the youngest Town Crier in the UK, has reached the finals of VisitEngland’s Tourism Su...

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    Review of Employment Tribunal Fees

    Published: 3rd February 2017

    After a long delay, the Government has now published its ‚ÄúReview of the introduction of fees in the Employment Tribunal‚ÄĚ. This includes a consu...

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    Public sector workers to lose thousands by 2020

    Published: 18th January 2017

    Workers in the public sector face real pay falls of thousands of pounds by 2020, according to a new analysis published today by the TUC. The T...

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    New Green book: national agreement

    Published: 13th January 2017

    The model contract of employment agreed between SLCC and NALC/One Voice Wales generally follows the terms and conditions of employment approved by ...

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    Union asks PM to act on public sector pay

    Published: 3rd January 2017

    The GMB union has urged Prime Minister Theresa May to take action to stop the pay of public sector workers ‚Äúplummeting‚ÄĚ in 2017, saying a squee...

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    Unions say public sector workers face significant

    Published: 29th November 2016

    The Observer reports that analysis by the TUC has calculated that the average public sector worker will be £3,700 worse off by 2021 in the wake of...

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    Membership totals clerks to over 2,000 councils

    Published: 18th November 2016

    Following the election of Lis Moore as the General Secretary to the ALCC, Chairman, Sam Shippen and Vice Chairman, Lionel Thatcher, are very please...

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    Lis is our first General Secretary

    Published: 16th November 2016

    We are delighted to tell you that Lis Moore has been elected as the first General Secretary of our union. The full results of the recent election c...

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    Election of General Secretary

    Published: 8th November 2016

    The election of General Secretary for the ALCC has now taken place. Click here to view the election results....

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