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Contact: Sacha Than
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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Angela Starling.

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2.

Members' Declarations under the Code of Conduct in respect of items on the agenda

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were received.

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3.

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To agree the public minutes and non-public summary of the meeting held on 9 June 2016.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the public minutes and non-public summary of the meeting held on 9 June 2016 be approved as an accurate record, subject to the following amendments:

 

Pg. 1: Pritesh Dattani – UNITE to be added to the list of attendees.

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4.

Pay and Reward Strategy

Director of Human Resources to be heard.

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Minutes:

The Director of Human Resources gave a presentation to the Committee on the Pay and Reward Strategy.

 

The Director of Human Resources advised that an analysis had taken place on the current Pay and Reward Strategy which looked at the following areas:

 

·         whether the current job evaluation scheme was fit for purpose, feedback demonstrated that the current system was too slow and greater freedoms in relation to reward such as agile working or the purchase/sale of annual leave would be welcomed by staff;

·         the current pay levels were deemed to be competitive and the City Corporation had committed to pay the London Living Wage to the apprentices, however feedback showed that Market Forces Supplements detracted from people accepting roles as they were thought to be temporary and were not accepted as part of mortgage applications therefore this area would not to be looked at further; and

·         the benefits offered to staff were rated as excellent, but could be promoted more.

 

The Director of Human Resources explained that for a member of staff to reach the top level of the pay scale, a rating of outstanding would need to be achieved in the annual appraisal. However, the final decision to award this level of pay would be considered by the Senior Management Team for moderation. In response to a Trade Union Representative’s query, the Director of Human Resources confirmed that whilst the moderators would be aware of the identity of the person, this would not affect the outcome of their decision as the moderators look at the objectives set in order to ensure rigor and parity.

 

In response to a Trade Union Representative’s query on the grading of roles, the Director of Human Resources confirmed that the accountability of the role determines the grade. The Director of Human Resources further advised

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5.

QUESTIONS ON MATTERS RELATING TO THE WORK OF THE COMMITTEE

Minutes:

There were no questions.

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6.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS THAT THE CHAIRMAN CONSIDERS URGENT

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

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7.

Exclusion of the Public

MOTION - That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED – That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.

 

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8-11                                                                            4

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8.

Non-Public Minutes

To agree the non-public minutes of the meeting held on 9 June 2016.

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Minutes:

The non-public minutes of the last meeting were approved as an accurate record.

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9.

Joint GMB UNITE pay discussion

Minutes:

A discussion took place in relation to the 2017/18 pay claim.

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10.

NON-PUBLIC QUESTIONS ON MATTERS RELATING TO THE WORK OF THE COMMITTEE

Minutes:

There were no questions.

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11.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS THAT THE CHAIRMAN CONSIDERS URGENT AND WHICH THE COMMITTEE AGREES SHOULD BE CONSIDERED WHILST THE PUBLIC ARE EXCLUDED

Minutes:

There was no other business.

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