Issue details

To create a fixed term four year planning apprenticeship post within the Planning Enforcement Team

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Revenue Income or Expenditure of £75,000 or more;

Decision status: Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/08/2020

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
The Council has to be able to give the supplier of the apprenticeship certainty that the post holder will be employed by the Council for the four year period before the apprenticeship can be guaranteed to be paid for through the apprenticeship levy and before the post holder is able to join the apprenticeship. If the Council is unable to provide that certainty before the start of September then the post holder would not be able to start their apprenticeship until next year’s intake in September 2021.

Decision due: 17 Aug 2020 by Joint Director of Corporate Resources and Head of Paid Service

Decision due: 28 Sep 2020 by Executive

Lead member: Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder - Corporate Governance

Lead director: Assistant Director of Development and Planning

Contact: Chris Fridlington, Assistant Director of Development and Planning Email:

Unique Reference Number: DD-062-20-DC

Authority for Decision: Delegations to the Director of Corporate Resources and Head of Paid Services 4.10.1 (28) To determine all staffing matters including but not limited to:- (i) determining matters relating to structure (additions, reductions post title changes and other changes to the establishment). 4.10.1(5) If there is an urgent need for a commercial decision, the Director of Corporate Resources, following consultation with the Leader and/or Deputy Leader and the relevant Portfolio Holder shall make the decision and endorsement will be sought from the Executive or Council as appropriate. (This relates to the additional expenditure only)


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