Local Councils are required by law to publish their policies online. Within this policy section, you can find out information on a broad range of matters including handling financial matters, tendering procedures, internal governance and appointment matters and statutory functions. Policies are regularly reviewed and amended by the Council's various committees. Further details concerning committee remits on policy, see the Council's Scheme of Delegation.
If you can't find what you're looking for, it may be elsewhere on our website.
If you would like further advice concerning Town Council policy or require policies in alternative formats including braille, please contact any member of staff who will be happy to assist you with your enquiries.
Health and Safety Policy
Under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, the Council has a duty both as an employer and as a body corporate, to prepare, update accordingly and bring to the attention of its employees a written statement of its general policy with respect to health and safety at work.
This Policy is to control the management, operation, use and confidentiality of the CCTV systems at the locations listed at the end of this document. Its sets out to comply with best practice in the CCTV Code of Practice, Charter for a democratic use of video-surveillance and other relevant guidance.
Staff Code of Conduct
The public is entitled to expect the highest standards of conduct from all employees who work for local government. This Code outlines existing laws, regulations and conditions of service and provides further guidance to assist local authorities and their employees in their day-to-day work
Services & Community
LGPS Employer's Discretions Policy
The Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations define the details of the scheme for members, employing authorities and the administering authority (Essex Pension Fund). This document sets out the Town Council’s position on both mandatory and non-mandatory discretionary policies.