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Policy 

 

Details of the policy 

The purpose of this document is to provide a guide to the Parish Council’s policy, rules and administration in relation to Hartford Parish Council’s Allotments.

The purpose of Hartford Parish Council’s Annual Leave Policy is to outline entitlements and accepted procedures for both the Council and the employees.

The purpose of this policy isto document the council’s procedure for carrying out appraisals in order that they are constructive and beneficial to both the staff and the council.

 Hartford Parish Council is collecting/managing your personal data under the Data Protection Act1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations 2018

This policy reflects the spirit in which the council intends to undertake all of its
business and outlines the specific procedures available to all employees and
members in order to protect them from bullying and harassment

Hartford Parish Council (“the authority”) has adopted this Code of Conduct to promote and maintain high standards of conduct and underpin public confidence in the authority and its members and co-opted members.

This statement covers HPC community integration activities. 

Hartford Parish Council is committed to providing a quality service for the benefit of the
people who live or work in its area or are visitors to the locality. If you are dissatisfied
with the standard of service you have received from this council, or are unhappy about
an action or lack of action by this council, this Complaints Procedure sets out how you
may complain to the council and how we shall try to resolve your complaint.

The GDPR places a much greater emphasis on transparency, openness and fairness than previous legislation required. The Parish Council as
Data Controller will ensure the Principles of Data Protection legislation will be followed in the management of personal data and that employees
and councillors understand the requirements of the new legislation.

Full details of HPC privacy notice.

This policy is based on and complies with the 2015 ACAS Code of Practice. It also takes
account of the ACAS guide on discipline and grievances at work.
The policy is designed to help Council employees improve unsatisfactory conduct and
performance in their job.
Wherever possible, the Council will try to resolve its concerns about employees’ behaviour
informally, without starting the formal procedure set out in this document.

Hartford Parish Council is committed to providing the highest quality of
provision and services and recognises that the implication of an effective
Equal Opportunities Policy is an integral part of such an approach.

Guidence on running events 

Downloadable form to claim for expenses incurred in pursuit of official duties.

The aims of the policy are to ensure that expenses incurred by the Clerk and
Councillors are reimbursed in a fair and timely manner and to ensure that costs
and expenses are controlled by the Parish Council.

Financial
regulations are one of the council’s three governing policy documents providing
procedural guidance for members and officers.

Flags have been traditionally flown by the Parish Council for a variety of reasons to
mark significant events in the life of the United Kingdom. 

This document describes the procedure, which
aims to facilitate a speedy, fair and consistent solution to an individual
employee’s employment grievance

Hartford Parish Council recognizes and accepts its responsibilities as an employer
to provide a safe and healthy environment for its Clerk and Village Hall
Administrator, contractor, hall users and any others who may be affected by the
activities of the council.

The policy is to protect all information assets owned and used by Hartford Parish Council (HPC).

This document defines the Policy & Procedure intended to minimise the risks associated with lone working.

The purpose of this policy is to define the roles and responsibilities within
Hartford Parish Council for working with the press and media and deals with the
day-to-day relationship between the Council and the media.

This policy provides a
framework through which this effective management and retention of public
records can be achieved and properly audited. 

The aim of this policy is to set out a Code of Practice to provide guidance to parish councillors, council staff and others who engage with the council using online communications, collectively referred to as social media.  Social media is a collective term used to describe methods of publishing on the internet.

The Reserves Policy presents information about the requirements to maintain
appropriate financial reserves and provides details on the types of reserves and
current and predicted balances.

This document has been produced to enable the Parish Council to assess the risks that it faces and satisfy itself that it has taken adequate steps to minimise them.

Standing orders are the written rules of a local council. Standing orders are essential
to regulate the proceedings of a meeting. The standing orders of a council are not the
same as the policies of a council but standing orders may refer to them.

Hartford Parish Council is committed to ensuring its Councillors and employees
are trained to the required standard and kept up to date with all new legislation.

Providers details of how Hartford Parish Council deals with illegal encampments