Employment Committee
Tuesday, 25th June, 2019 12.15 pm

Venue: The Executive Meeting Room - Third Floor, The Guildhall. View directions

Contact: Anna Martyn - Tel 023 9283 4870  Email:

Webcast: View the webcast

No. Item


Apologies for Absence.


Declarations of Members' Interests.


Minutes of the previous meeting held on 26 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 88 KB

RECOMMENDED that the minutes of the meeting held on 26 February 2019 be confirmed and signed by the Chair as a correct record.


Trade Union Facility Reporting pdf icon PDF 137 KB

RECOMMENDED that the Employment Committee:


1)    Note the data in Appendix 1 and the fact that the Appendix will be the report published on the PCC website and the Government maintained website currently being developed by the Cabinet Office.


2)    Note that the data will be included in any relevant Annual Report and Accounts  that are published by PCC.


Additional documents:


Sickness Absence Quarterly Report pdf icon PDF 106 KB

The purpose of this report is to update the Employment Committee about levels of sickness absence across the council and actions being taken to manage absence.


RECOMMENDED that the Employment Committee:


1.    Note the change to absence management and reporting following the introduction of the Business Intelligence (BI) system

2.    Continue to monitor sickness absence, and ensure appropriate management action is taken to address absenteeism

3.    Note the wellbeing activities undertaken to support attendance.


Additional documents:


Appointment to the Hampshire Pension Fund Panel and Board

The purpose of this item is to make an appointment to the Hampshire Pension Fund Panel and Board to serve as a substitute member with Southampton City Council's representative as the full member.  This alternates at the end of each municipal year.


There is no remuneration for this role. 


Here are the future Panel and Board meeting dates:

2019: 12 July, 26 July, 27 September, 8 November and 13 December

2020: 14 February 2020, 27 March 2020


The meetings are held in Winchester.


RECOMMENDED that a Portsmouth Councillor be appointed to serve on the Hampshire Pension Fund Panel and Board for the rest of the municipal year, subject to that person remaining an elected member.