Old Catton

Clerk’s Report – 14th February 2017 to 13th March 2017

The office is ensuring that all health and safety documentation is up to date. This is an ongoing item due to the complexity of the work and the need for constant review to ensure we are acting legally.

The office has been dealing with all enquiries relating to highways and resident’s concerns and reporting them to the correct authority accordingly.

The new Parish Council website is now live and up to date and can be accessed through
The office is awaiting training to be able to update the website themselves.

All items relating to the February council meeting have been dealt with by the office.

All council and human resource policies have been reviewed and amended where necessary ready for approval by council.

The office planning database has been updated.

All staff wages and pension contributions for February have been dealt with.

The Clerk has attended a webinar with HMRC to deal with statutory payments.

The office received an invitation to a Parish Tree Warden meeting hosted by Broadland District Council on 1st March 2017. The Warden of Catton Park attended as we felt that it was more beneficial to him and the Park.

Peninsula Business Services: -
Peninsula emailed me on 8th, 12th, 16th, 20 and 27th February and 6th March reminding me of Health and Safety tasks that need completing.
I have used the HR online system to log staff holiday requests, lieu and appointments in this period.
I have being in consultation with Peninsula with regard to some changes to staff handbooks of which they are amending our documentation accordingly.
Peninsula have sent me emails regarding Webinar training that is free of charge to existing clients and I am therefore booked onto the following webinars: -

  • 13th March 2017 at 10.30am – Performance Management
  • 21st March at 11.00am – What’s New in Employment Law

Produced by Melanie Eversfield, Clerk to Old Catton Parish Council