Employment Committee - Thursday, 21st September, 2023 5.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - The Guildhall, Portsmouth. View directions

Contact: Karen Martin, Tel: 023 9284 1704  Email:

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Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Members' Interests


Minutes of the meeting held on 11 July 2023 pdf icon PDF 73 KB

RECOMMENDED that the minutes of the meeting held on 11 July 2023 be confirmed and signed by the Chair as a correct record.


Sickness Absence Report pdf icon PDF 197 KB

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


RECOMMENDED that Members:                              


·      Note the change in absence levels across the organisation.

·      Note the levels and causes of sickness absence across the council and by directorate.

·      Note the changes in how Coronavirus absences are now being recorded.

·      Note the activities and interventions undertaken to support attendance and improve health and wellbeing.

·      Change the names of Musculoskeletal absences recorded in Fusion to Musculoskeletal - injury, fracture or operation and Musculoskeletal - back and neck.


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