EARLY RETIREMENT/REDUNDANCY COMMITTEE
Minutes of a meeting held on 30th June, 2014.
Present: Councillor S.C. Egan (Chairman); Councillor Mrs. P. Drake (Vice-Chairman); Councillors P.J. Clarke and C.J. Williams.
142 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE -
These were received from Councillors H.J.W. James, Mrs. M. Kelly Owen and Mrs. A.J. Moore.
143 MINUTES -
RESOLVED – T H A T the minutes of the meeting held on 2nd June, 2014 be approved as a correct record.
144 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST -
No declarations were received.
145 EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC -
RESOLVED – T H A T under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 4 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of the Act, the relevant paragraphs of the Schedule being referred to in brackets after the minute heading.
146 APPLICATION FOR FLEXIBLE RETIREMENT – DIRECTORATE OF RESOURCES (DOF) (EXEMPT INFORMATION – PARAGRAPHS 12, 13 AND 14) –
Consideration was given to an application for flexible retirement of one officer within the Directorate of Resources.
(1) T H A T the application for flexible retirement be approved in accordance with the Council’s policy subject to no other circumstances arising in the interim whereby the employment were to be terminated for a different reason.
(2) T H A T the use of the Chief Officer’s delegated powers be endorsed, to enable the employee to reduce their contracted hours from 37 to 22.5 hours per week from week commencing 21st July 2014 until 31st March 2015.
Reasons for decisions
(1) To determine the flexible retirement application within the regulations and to allow for eventualities that may not be known at this time.
(2) To achieve the necessary change to the employee’s working hours, to assist service continuity and implement appropriate preparations for transitional arrangements to respond to changes in benefit provision.