Agenda and minutes

Human Resources Committee - Thursday, 8th March, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR

Contact: Steve Gregory  0117 92 24357

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Welcome, Introductions and Safety Information pdf icon PDF 92 KB


The Chair welcomed all parties to the meeting and introductions were made.



Apologies for Absence


Apologies were received from Councillor Gary Hopkins (substituted by Councillor Harriet Clough) Councillor Richard Eddy (substituted by Councillor Claire Hiscott) and Councillor Jo Sergeant (substituted by Councillor Don Alexander).



Declarations of Interest


There wereno declarations of interest.



Exclusion of the Press and Public

That under s.100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that it (they) involve(s) the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph(s) *insert paragraph here* (respectively) of Part 1 of schedule 12A of the Act.


Resolved – that underSection 100(4) of theLocal Government Act 1972,the publicbe excluded from the meeting for thefollowing items onthe groundsthat theyinvolve thelikely disclosureof exempt information asdefined inparagraph 1of Part 1 of Schedule12A of theAct.



Salary for the role of Head of Paid Service


The Committee considered a report which set out the proposed salary for the role of Head of Paid Service.


It was noted that:

·         The recruitment process had included a discussion with all candidates regarding salary expectations;

·         The living wage comparison showed that the proposed salary fell within the 10:1 pay ratio;

·         The employment contract would not include a bonus payment;

·         There would be robust performance management;

·         The post was a permanent position;

·         That a six month probation period would apply;

·         A report would be brought back to the HR Committee prior to the end of the probation period in respect of performance information.


Resolved– that the salary for the role of Head of Paid Service, as set outin thereport, be approved.




Meeting ended at 15:45