Committee has the following Terms of Reference:
To develop, adopt, implement and review any policy
or strategy concerning human resources and personnel, excluding
those as set out in the Budget and Policy Framework in Article 4 of
the Constitution and subject to the approval or any budget
implications by the Executive and/or Council as
appropriate. This includes, but is not
limited to; Equalities Policy, Agile Working Policy, Computer
Security Policy, Internet & Email Policy, Harassment and
Bullying at Work Policy.
To have responsibility for the pay, terms and
conditions of service and training of employees except for
approving the annual Pay Policy Statement which is reserved to
Council under the Budget and Policy Framework as set out in Article
4 of the Constitution.
To consider the Draft Pay Policy Statement before
submission to Council.
To take key policy decisions in relation to equal
pay, single status and job evaluation.
To consider and deal with issues relating to the
Council’s establishment structure and employees and recommend
to Council in relation to any growth in the establishment resulting
in a budgetary increase.
To review and recommend any changes to the
Employment Rules to the Council for adoption.
To review annually the overall staffing structure of
To receive reports and updates from the
Union/Employee Consultation Committee
To receive reports and updates on post-entry
training and development for employees including
To approve all Councillor attendance at conferences, seminars and training
events within the UK mainland for which a fee if payable including
any expenditure incurred.
To receive reports from Corporate Directors on
departmental officer travel outside the UK.
Membership shall be in accordance with the
Meetings of the Employment and Personnel Committee
require the 3 statutory officers (or in their absence their
appointed deputy) present as well as the Head of HR/HR and OD