Agenda and minutes

Employment and Appeals Committee - Monday, 2nd July, 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Civic Centre, Poulton-Le-Fylde

Contact: Duncan Jowitt  Democratic Services and Councillor Development Offic

No. Item


Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman


Councillor Turner was elected as chairman and Councillor R. Amos was elected vice-chairman.


Declarations of interest

Members will disclose any pecuniary and any other significant interests they may have in relation to the matters to be considered at this meeting.




Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To confirm as a correct record, the minutes of the previous meeting of the Employment and Appeals Committee.


The minutes of the previous meeting were approved as a correct record.


Policy Review pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Report of the Head of Business Support.

Additional documents:


The head of business support submitted a report presenting nine of the council’s existing human resources policies that had been reviewed and updated.


The committee suggested some minor corrections and asked relevant questions about the policies to which the head of business support responded thoroughly.


Decision taken


All the reviewed human resources policies below were approved:


·         Capability Policy and Procedure

·         Disclosure and Barring Service Policy

·         Secure Handling and Storage Policy

·         Managing Stress in the Workplace

·         Shared Parental Leave Policy and Notification Procedures

·         Agency Worker Policy and Guidance

·         Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace Policy

·         Employer Discretions Policy

·         Long Service Award