Decision details

HR Policies Report Statement

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Mr Finch (Cabinet Member for Support Services), seconded by Mrs Lintill, moved the recommendation of the Cabinet. He explained that amendments were proposed to the Disciplinary & Contract Termination Procedure to shorten and simplify the procedure and to provide a sanction in cases where staff who work with children or vulnerable adults fail to complete a criminal record disclosure form. Amendments were also proposed to bring the Flexible Working Policy into line with current legislation. The proposed amendments had been discussed by the Joint Employee Consultative Committee and were supported by the employees’ representatives.


Mrs Lintill welcomed the proposed amendment of the Disciplinary & Contract Termination Procedure, in view of the importance of proper safeguarding arrangements.




That the revised Disciplinary and Contract Termination Procedure and Flexible Working Policy be approved.

Report author: Mr Tim Radcliffe

Publication date: 14/07/2015

Date of decision: 14/07/2015

Decided at meeting: 14/07/2015 - Council