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See below for a list of downloadable documents and forms. All downloads are PDF files, unless otherwise stated.

Complaints Procedure

It is hoped that all of the services that the Council provides will be undertaken in a manner that meets with residents satisfaction. If any resident has any concerns or suggestions it is probably best that they contact a Councillor or the Parish Clerk to make an informal suggestion or discuss the issue. Residents can also come to a Parish Council meeting, the dates and locations of which are published on our web site and can address the Council during the "public session". It is all very informal and Councillors welcome comments from the public.

However, for more serious issues, a member of the public might wish to make a formal complaint. This policy document explains how you should do that and how your complaint will be handled.

Employment Policy

The Council's employment policy can be found below

Equality Policy

The following Equality Policy was accepted by the Parish Council on 19 November 2020 

Expenses Claim Form

Download our Expenses Claim Form.

Financial Regulations

View the Parish Council's financial regulations.

Freedom of Information and Privacy Notices

Read the Berkswell Parish Council notice on privacy for information on how we handle 'personal data' and comply with data protection law.

Grant Awarding Policy

Council will only normally consider grant applications in June and November each year except for nominal amounts or in exceptional circumstances, to ensure fairness to all applicants irrespective of the timing of grant applications.

Download the current (April 2019) Grant Awarding Policy and Application Form below. If a Microsoft Word version of the application form is required, please contact the Clerk.


Green Belt

Read the council's policy documentation regarding the Green Belt.

Information, I.T. and Equipment Policy

Download our Information, I.T. and Equipment Policy. This document was last revised in April 2016.

Internal Audit Reports

The Internal Audit Report for 2018/19 is available below


Policy on site visits and other meetings with 3rd parties

The Council's policy on site visits and other meetings with 3rd parties can be seen below


Press and Media Policy

Download the Council's Press and Media Policy.

Process for Managing in the absence of the Clerk

The attached sets out the process for managing without the Clerk in unforseen circumstances.

Recognition Scheme

The Parish Council's Recognition Scheme is to recognise people who give valuable service to the civil Parish of Berkswell and can be viewed here

Reserves Policy

Download our Parish Council Reserves Policy. This document was last revised in May 2018.

Risk Assessment

Download the current Overall Risk Assessment document. Council have also agreed to conduct an inspection of all its physical assets on a quarterly basis - these documents can be downloaded below.

Standing Orders

View the Council's Standing Orders