Agenda and decisions

Venue: Remote meeting

Contact: Natasha Clark, Democratic and Elections  Email: democracy@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.

3.

Appointment of Vice-Chairman for the Municipal Year 2020/2021

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That Councillor Caryl Billingham MBE be appointed Vice-Chairman of the Organisational Development and Personnel Committee for the Municipal Year 2020/2021.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 57 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 27 June 2019 and 16 September 2020.

Additional documents:

5.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

6.

Changes to HR Policies pdf icon PDF 71 KB

Report of Assistant Director – Customers and Corporate Services

 

Purpose of report

 

To seek Member approval of a number of revised HR policies as set out in this report.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1      To approve the following revised policies:

·                Absence without authorised leave,

·                Annual Leave,

·                Disciplinary,

·                Managing menopause at work,

·                Performance,

·                Sickness absence and management.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That, subject to minor amendments and typographical corrections, the following revised policies be approved:

·                Absence without authorised leave,

·                Annual Leave,

·                Disciplinary,

·                Managing menopause at work,

·                Performance,

·                Sickness absence and management.

 

(2)           That delegated authority be granted to the Assistant Director – Customers and Corporate Services, in conjunction with the Portfolio Holder for Finance, Governance and Performance and the Vice-Chairman of the Organisational Development and Personnel Committee to make amendments to the policies set out in resolution (1) to reflect any changes made to legislation.

 

7.

Redundancy Policy pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Report of Assistant Director – Customers and Corporate Services

 

Purpose of report

 

To seek Member approval for a redundancy policy that reflects that of other Councils in Northamptonshire, to ensure a consistent approach as we approach the transition into the two new unitary authorities for the county in April 2021.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1          To approve the attached redundancy policy.

 

1.2          To give delegated authority to the Assistant Director – Customers and Corporate Services, in conjunction with the Portfolio Holder for Finance, Governance and Performance to make amendments to the redundancy policy to reflect any changes made to legislation.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That, subject to minor clarifications and typograghical corrections, the Redundancy Policy (annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book) be approved.

 

(2)           That delegated authority be granted to the Assistant Director – Customers and Corporate Services, in conjunction with the Portfolio Holder for Finance, Governance and Performance and the Vice-Chairman of the Organisational Development and Personnel Committee to make amendments to the redundancy policy to reflect any changes made to legislation.

 

8.

Separation Update pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Report of Executive Director: Resources

 

Purpose of report

 

To update Members on the separation progress with Cherwell District Council.

 

Recommendations

 

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1      To note the separation update (attached).

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That the separation update be noted.

9.

Urgent Business

The Chairman to advise whether they have agreed to any items of urgent business being admitted to the agenda.