Terms of Reference
a) To deal with all matters relating to staff employed by the Council, including determining their terms and conditions of employment or on which they hold office.
b) To consider and determine applications for discretionary pension payments
c) To appoint chief officers other than the Head of Paid Service.
d) To make recommendations to Council on the appointment or dismissal of the Head of Paid Service.
e) To make recommendations to Council on the dismissal of the Monitoring Officer and Chief Finance Officer.
f) To dismiss chief officers (other than the Head of Paid Service, the Monitoring Officer and Chief Finance Officer) in cases of disciplinary offence.
g) To decide whether to initiate an investigation, in respect of the Head of Paid Service, which might lead to disciplinary action.
h) To decide whether to suspend the Head of Paid Service in accordance with the relevant human resources policies.
i) To make recommendations to Council on any disciplinary action to be taken against the Head of Paid Service.
j) To be the remuneration committee for the pay of the Head of Paid Service and chief officers, with authority to determine the pay of those officers, provided that in making the determination, the committee shall be advised by an external advisor.
k) To appoint the external advisor mentioned above.
l) To determine any appeal regarding disciplinary and employment issues, in accordance with the Council’s Human Resources’ strategies.
Support officer: Jemma West. 01303 853369
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