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Personnel Committee

March 13 @ 19:00 - 21:00

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2024-03-13 Public Papers as sent PE

Agenda & meeting papers can be accessed in the PDF pack above once available. 

Committee meetings will be held in the Reading Room at Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough. Public and press are welcome to attend.

Committee members:
Councillor Sean Brennan, Councillor Caz Davies, Councillor Richard Craig, Councillor Dennis Dannatt, Councillor Richard Doy, Councillor Paul Key, Councillor Stuart Morley, Councillor James Plastow, Councillor Kenneth Woolley

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Personnel Committee which will be held on Wednesday 13 March 2024 commencing at 7:00pm in the meeting room, Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough, DN21 2RJ and your attendance at such meeting is hereby requested to transact the following business.


PC24/099  Apologies for Absence
To note apologies for absence.

PC24/100  Declarations of Interest
To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011.

PC24/101  Dispensation Requests
To consider any dispensation requests received by the Town Clerk in relation to personal and/or disclosable pecuniary interests, not previously recorded.

PC24/102  Items for Exclusion of Public and Press
To determine which items on the agenda, if any, require the exclusion of public and press under the Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 1 (2) and resolve to exclude public and press for these items.

PC24/103  Minutes of the Previous Meeting
To receive the minutes of the previous Personnel Committee meeting and resolve to sign these as a true and accurate record.
Paper A Wednesday 14 February 2024 (pages 4 to 7)

PC24/104  Equality and Diversity Policy
To review and adopt the NALC model Equality and Diversity Policy.
Paper B (pages 8 to 19)

PC24/105  HR Audit 2024
To consider an HR compliance report from the Council’s HR consultant and any necessary action resulting from it and note the certification gained.
Paper C (pages 20 to 44)

PC24/106  Flexible Working
To consider flexible working request.
Paper D (pages 45 to 52)

PC24/107  Staff Structure Review
To consider potential changes to the staffing structure.
Exclusion of Public and Press recommended due to personal nature of discussion.
Paper E
(pages 53 to 58)

PC24/108  Interim Town Clerk trial
To consider trial of the Interim Town Clerk and make recommendation to Full Council following a report from the Leader of the Council.
Exclusion of Public and Press recommended due to personal nature of discussion.
Paper F (pages 59 to 60)

PC24/109  Appraisals
To note the staff appraisal reports.
Exclusion of Public and Press recommended due to personal nature of discussion.
Papers G & H (pages 61 to 64)

PC24/110  Items for Notification
To receive any items for notification to be included on a future agenda (for information only)

  • Sickness Absence Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy Review
  • Maternity Leave Policy Review
  • Paternity Leave Policy Review
  • Shared Parental Leave Policy Review
  • Adoption Leave Policy Review
  • Parental Bereavement Policy Review
  • Child and Vulnerable Adult Welfare and Safeguarding Policy Review
  • Volunteer Policy Review
  • Lone Worker Policy Review
  • No Smoking Policy Review
  • Employee Code of Conduct Review
  • Staff Training Policy Review
  • Staff Appraisal Policy Review
  • Wellbeing Policy Review
  • Electronic Information and Communication Systems Policy
  • HR Management Software

PC24/111  Time and Date of Next Meeting
To note the date and time of the next Personnel Committee meeting is scheduled for Wednesday 10 April 2024 at 7:00pm.


Rachel Allbones
Interim Town Clerk
Richmond House

Friday, 08 March 2024



March 13
19:00 - 21:00
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Richmond House
Richmond House, Richmond Park
GAINSBOROUGH, Lincolnshire DN21 2RJ United Kingdom
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