Notice of Meeting

Employment Committee

Councillor Leake (Chair) ,

Councillor Allen (Vice-Chairman),

Councillors Angell, Bhandari, Dudley, Mrs L Gibson, Neil, Porter and Wade

Councillor Heydon (Non-Voting Co-Optee)

Wednesday 8 December 2021, 7.30 pm

Microsoft Teams Meeting











To receive apologies for absence and to note the attendance of any substitute members.





Declarations of Interest



Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary or affected interests in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.


Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.


Any Member with an affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.





Minutes from previous meeting

3 - 4


To approve as a correct record the minutes of the advisory meeting of the Committee held on 7 July 2021.





Urgent Items of Business



Any other items which, pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Chairman decides are urgent.





Update from the Chairman of the Local Joint Committee



A verbal update from the Chairman of the Local Joint Committee.





HR/OD Workforce Update

5 - 12


To receive an update presentation on the HR/OR Workforce.





HR Policy Review - Managing Absence and Equality & Dignity at Work

13 - 56


To receive a report on the HR Policies Review.





Health and Safety Assessment Report

57 - 70


To receive a report on display screen equipment assessments, home working assessments and BAME vulnerable groups analysis.






















Sound recording, photographing, filming and use of social media is permitted.  Please contact Hannah Harding, 01344 352308,, so that any special arrangements can be made.

Published: 30 November 2021