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LGRC brings best practice to every aspect of a Local Council’s activities – from community strategy and planning right through to service delivery and council administration.

We provide four different types of support to Town, Parish and Community Councils to achieve this aim:

  • Locums and Interim Staff – to meet a crucial short-term staffing need where the need arises, whether this relates to the role of the clerk, deputy clerk, RFO, or other member of staff, part time or full time. We also provide a free vacancies advertising facility for permanent staff.

 

  • Consultancy Services – for instance to help develop community strategies, carry out governance and staffing reviews, recruit key staff, and conduct community communication surveys.

 

  • Training – to develop the best practice skills needed by councils to manage assets, procure and deliver services, and engage effectively with your communities, while ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and procedures.

 

  • Outsourced Services – such as financial management and human resources administration, so that both council staff and councillors can utilise more of their time productively to meet community needs.
Services

Locum Services

LGRC can provide a well-qualified locum or interim member of staff to meet your specific short-term need, whether this is for an interim clerk, deputy clerk, RFO, or other member of staff. Our locums are very experienced and qualified local council clerks and other officers who know what needs to be done and can ‘hit the ground running’. Our services are fully compliant with HMRC rules on employment taxation.

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Best Practice Consultancy

We have developed a range of consultancy products which enable us to work with you in a structured way to review and develop community strategies, undertake staffing reviews, develop training plans, conduct community communication surveys, review budgeting and accounting processes, and recruit key staff.

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Training Services

We deliver a range of courses and training assets aimed at developing the practical skills needed by local councils to carry out their role effectively. We employ advanced training delivery methods that make optimum use of classroom based training, webinars, video, online training aids, and clear, practical course materials.

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Outsourced Services

Our outsourced services enable council staff and councillors to focus their valuable time to greatest effect in the knowledge that routine but time-consuming tasks, such as payroll accounting, bookkeeping, HR administration, document management, and IT service provision are all being carried out securely and to the highest standards.

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Our Latest News

LGRC is growing

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LGRC is recruiting more experienced and qualified Clerks and RFO’s for locum and consultancy assignments nationwide

  • Calling qualified and experienced Town and Parish Council Clerks or RFOs who may be considering a change of direction in 2023. LGRC Associates, the largest Independent Professional Resource Services provider in the Local Council Sector is seeking new freelance associates and full partners to help meet demand from our large and increasing base of Client Councils. We have a constant demand for Locums and Consultants working on a range of management challenges in all types of council.
  • We would be pleased to consider applications from motivated and resourceful professionals with CiLCA and/or an appropriate accounting qualification and good Local Council experience. Associates and partners should be prepared to travel and undertake contracts with a mix of remote and on site working. You should be confident that you can work in different Local Council environments and have the skills and confidence to diagnose and tactfully resolve problems with an objective professional approach.
  • LGRC is in the process of becoming an employee owned enterprise and we have two types of associate. All new associates work with LGRC initially on a freelance basis but with appropriate experience and performance in initial assignments, can be considered for a partnership in the company. Partners have employee status and an exclusive relationship with LGRC and are eligible to hold roles relating to the running of the company including as trustees of the Employee Ownership Trust and as main board directors. Partners benefit from participation in profit sharing and eligibility for additional employee benefits provided by the company.
  • Work as an LGRC associate can be both interesting and rewarding. We need good people nationwide but most especially in the Northampton, Hertfordshire , Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire area, The South West and the North of England.
If this is of interest you can make an application here

Need more information? Email us at info@lgrc.uk