Agenda

Meeting not open to the public, Staff Consultative Panel - Monday 15 November 2021 3.00 pm

Venue: Via Microsoft Teams Meeting Platform

Contact: Sharon Turner: Democratic Services Officer  Email: sharon.turner@westsuffolk.gov.uk

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Note: Whilst these agenda papers are not covered by the normal Access to Information Rules (see agenda front), where items are listed as containing exempt/confidential information, members of the Panel are requested to treat them as such.

1.

Substitutes

Any member (which includes councillors and staff representatives) who is substituting for another member should so indicate, together with the name of the relevant absent member.

2.

Election of Chair: 2021/2022

The approved Terms of Reference for the Staff Consultative Panel requires that the Chair of the Panel shall be rotated between the Employer’s and Employees’ Sides.  When the Chair is a Member of one side of the Panel, the Vice Chair shall be a Member of the other side.

 

In 2021/2022, the Chair is required to be elected from the Employees’ Side.

 

Therefore, the Panel is requested to ELECT a Chair in accordance with this arrangement.

3.

Election of Vice Chair: 2021/2022

The approved Terms of Reference for the Staff Consultative Panel requires that the Vice Chair shall alternate between the Employer’s and the Employees’ Sides.

 

As the Chair of the Panel shall be from the Employees’ Side in 2021/2022, the Vice Chair is required to be elected from the Employer’s Side.

 

The Panel is requested to ELECT a Vice Chair in accordance with this arrangement.

4.

Apologies for absence

5.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 192 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 29 March 2021 (attached).

6.

Workforce Data Overview (Presentation) pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To receive an overview of the Council’s workforce data.

7.

COVID-19 Update (Presentation) pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To receive an update on managing data, managing the Offices and the ending of the Government’s Furlough Scheme

8.

West Suffolk Workforce Strategy Update (Presentation/attached) pdf icon PDF 144 KB

To receive an update on Learning and Development, Agile Working, the Intern Programme and the supporting of the Council’s workforce.

Additional documents:

9.

Dates of future meetings

The following dates for future meetings of the Panel are listed below. All dates are Mondays starting at 3pm.  The venue will be determined nearer the time of each meeting:

 

·         Monday 31 January 2022

·         Monday 28 March 2022