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Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

The Committee is asked to note any apologies for absence and substitutions received from Members.



Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 213 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the last meeting of the Committee, held on Thursday 12 October 2024.


Declarations of Interest

Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, Other Registerable Interests of Non-Registerable Interests, and the nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.



Questions on Notice pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 38

Subject to providing two working days’ notice, a Member of the Committee may ask the Chairman of the Committee a question on any matter in relation to which the Council has powers or duties which affect the Tendring District and which falls within the terms of reference of the Committee.


Report of the Assistant Director (Finance & IT) - A.1 - Formal Confirmation of Council Tax Amounts for 2024/25 following the Notification of the Precepts from the Major Precepting Authorities pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To set out and seek confirmation of the final Council Tax amounts for 2024/25 including the precepts issued for 2024/25 by Essex County Council, Essex Fire and Essex Police.

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Career Track - Update

The Committee will receive a verbal update on the work of the Council’s Career Track service.


Report of the Assistant Director (Partnerships) - A.2 - Pay Policy Statement 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To present the Council’s draft Pay Policy Statement for 2024/25 for recommendation onto Full Council for approval and adoption.

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Report of the Assistant Director (Partnerships) - A.3 - Proposed changes to how the Council uses the National Job Evaluation Scheme (Localised Arrangements) pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To provide members of the Human Resources and Council Tax Committee with an update on the proposed changes to the Council’s localised adoption of the National Job Evaluation Scheme.

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Report of the Assistant Director (Partnerships) - A.4 - Employment Legislation Update pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To provide members of the Human Resources and Council Tax Committee with an update on several key legislative changes in the UK during 2024, which focus on family-related policies, protection from harassment, and reforms in flexible and predictable working.


Exclusion of Press and Public

The Committee is requested to consider passing the following resolution:-


“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Agenda Item 11 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 3 and 4 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A, as amended, of the Act.”


Exempt Minute of the Last Meeting

To confirm and sign as a correct record the exempt minute of the last meeting of the Committee held on Thursday, 12 October 2023.