Agenda and draft minutes

Human Resources Committee - Friday, 30th April, 2021 2.30 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Carl Cheevers, Town Clerk Email:  carl.cheevers@harpenden.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

7.

APOLOGIES

Minutes:

None.

8.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are reminded to make any declarations of disclosable pecuniary and/or personal interests that they may have in relation to items on this Agenda.

 

You should declare at this part of the meeting or when it becomes apparent your interest by stating:

 

(a)        the item you have the interest in

(b)        whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest and the nature of the interest, whereupon you will not participate in the discussion or vote on that matter, unless dispensation has been requested and granted

(c)        whether it is a personal interest and the nature of the interest

 

Members are also reminded of their obligation to report any amendment to their Register of Interests to the Town Clerk as soon as it becomes apparent.

 

Minutes:

None.

9.

CHAIRMAN'S REPORT AND URGENT ITEMS

Minutes:

No items.

10.

PUBLIC QUESTIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH STANDING ORDER 22

Minutes:

None.

11.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 169 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the Human Resources Committee meeting held on 16 December 2020 – circulated herewith.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the Human Resources Committee meeting held on 16 December 2020 were accepted as a correct record.

12.

OFFICERS' REPORTS

12.1

SICKNESS ABSENCE POLICY pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Report attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report by the Town Clerk.

 

The Committee RESOLVED to:

 

Approve the Policy set out in Appendix A.

 

 

12.2

REMOTE WORKING POLICY pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Report attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report by the Town Clerk.

 

The Committee RESOLVED to:

 

Approve the Remote Working Policy set out in Appendix A.

 

13.

EXEMPT BUSINESS

To RESOLVE that:

 

In view of the confidential nature of the following items, which relate to the business matters of other individuals and organisations, the public and accredited representatives of the press shall be excluded while they are discussed.  This is in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, as amended by the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Item:   Staff Structure

           

 

Minutes:

The Committee RESOLVED that:

 

In view of the confidential nature of the following items, which relate to the business matters of other individuals and organisations, the public and accredited representatives of the press shall be excluded while they are discussed.  This is in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, as amended by the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Item:    Staff Structure

 

13.1

STAFF STRUCTURE

Report attached.

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report by the Town Clerk.

 

The Committee RESOLVED to:

 

Approve a number of changes to the staff structure.