Hello there, The clerk of are Parish Council is part-time only working 15 hours a week from home, which is in the process of having a large extension constructed this includes an office. Bearing in mind the clerk and partner are also running a business from there home as well.
Towards the end of the last meeting the clerk said “I’ve got a new office in furnish with new desk chairs and other office equipment etc,” to cut a long story short. The council decided to give the clerk £1000 to wards it, Today however the councillors received an email from the clerk to say that the photocopier needs replacing because the paper feeder is broken and need new ink and will cost £999+ bit expensive but I need one it’s the one thing I use the most. It seems the clerk is expecting this item to be payed for separate to to £1000. So the question is where does the council stand in this situation, are we expecting to Provide all this equipment for the clerk or not? Regards PTC&CJS