Agenda and minutes

Employment Committee - Friday, 25th March, 2022 12.00 pm

Venue: Room 1- Chantries, Millmead House, Millmead, Guildford, Surrey GU2 4BB. View directions

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Apologies for absence and notification of substitutes


There were no apologies for absence.



Local Code of conduct - disclosable pecuniary interests

In accordance with the local Code of Conduct, a councillor is required to disclose at the meeting any disclosable pecuniary interest (DPI) that they may have in respect of any matter for consideration on this agenda.  Any councillor with a DPI must notparticipate in any discussion or vote regarding that matter and they must also withdraw from the meeting immediately before consideration of the matter.


If that DPI has not been registered, the councillor must notify the Monitoring Officer of the details of the DPI within 28 days of the date of the meeting.


There were no disclosures of interest.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 193 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Employment Committee held on 8 February 2022.



The minutes of the meeting held on 8 February 2022 were confirmed as a correct record.  The chairman signed the minutes.



Directors' Pay Award 2022 pdf icon PDF 214 KB


The Committee was reminded that the pay award for all staff in the salary bands below Director level was agreed each year by the Chief Executive in consultation with the Leader and Deputy Leader of the Council.  Separate approval from full Council was required for this pay award to be applied to the Director posts.


The Committee noted that the pay award for the Joint Chief Executive was determined by the Joint Appointments Committee.


The Committee was asked to consider a proposed pay award of 3.75% for directors with effect from 1 April 2022 and make a recommendation to Council on 5 April 2022.


The Committee


RESOLVED: That the recommendation to full Council on 5 April 2022 to approve a pay award of 3.75% for the Director posts with effect from 1 April 2022 in accordance with the Council’s adopted Pay Policy Statement, following last year’s pay freeze, be endorsed.



To apply a pay award to the Director posts that is in line with the general staff pay award for 2022-23, following last year’s pay freeze and noting the current higher rate of cost-of-living inflation.