Staffing Committee - Monday, 16th November, 2020 3.00 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting - Via Skype

Contact: Donna Linton  Governance and Corporate Planning Manager

Note: Remote Meeting - Via Skype 


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Part 1 - Business to be discussed in public




Recording of Meeting


Apologies for Absence


Declaration of Members' Interests

Members are reminded that the Members’ Code of Conduct requires the disclosure of Statutory Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, Non-Statutory Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Disclosable Non-Pecuniary Interests.


Minutes of the Staffing Committee pdf icon PDF 207 KB

To approve the minutes of the Staffing Committee held on 15th January 2020.


Presentation on the People Strategy pdf icon PDF 7 MB

A People Strategy 2019-22 was approved by the Fire Authority in February 2019.  The Strategy is contained within the Agenda Pack.  Officers will present information about developments associated with the People Strategy.


Presentation on the Covid-19 Staff Survey Action Plan pdf icon PDF 675 KB

A Covid-19 Staff Survey was carried out in June/July 2020.  This led to the creation of an Action Plan.  The Plan is contained in the Agenda Pack.  Officers will present details of activities associated with the Action Plan.


Local Government Pension Scheme Discretion Policy pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Additional documents:


Workforce Planning Update pdf icon PDF 313 KB

Additional documents:


Discipline and Grievance Update pdf icon PDF 414 KB


Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 8 KB


Service Management Team Review

A review was commissioned by the Chief Fire Officer and Chief Executive and was carried out by RealWorldHR Limited.  The review was concerned with the question: is the Service Management Team structure fit for purpose and sustainable?  The initial findings from the review have been considered by the Chief Fire Office and Chief Executive and he has asked RealWorldHR Limited to make a presentation to the Committee.  By its nature the Review and therefore the presentation will include information about individuals and this is the reason it will be considered in private session.