Equality and Diversity Policy

Our commitment The council is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to avoiding unlawful discrimination. This policy is intended to assist the council to put this commitment into practice. Compliance with this policy should also ensure that employees do not commit unlawful acts of discrimination. Striving to ensure that the work environment is … Read more

Health and Safety Policy

In accordance with section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, it is the duty of every employer to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work of all employees. There is no requirement for an organisation with less than 5 employees to have a … Read more

Press / Media Policy

This document has been prepared as a guidance note for officers and members. It represents the policy of the Council in respect of its relationships with the Press and Media.

Records Retention Policy

The Parish Council recognises that the efficient management of its records is necessary to comply with its legal and regulatory obligations and to contribute to the effective overall management of the association. This document provides the policy framework through which this effective management can be achieved and audited. It covers: Scope This policy applies to … Read more

Staff Data Protection Policy

This policy applies to the personal data of current and former job applicants, employees, workers, contractors, and former employees, referred to as HR-related personal data. This policy does not apply to the personal data relating to members of the public or other personal data processed for council business.

Data Protection Policy

The data protection policy details how the council manages and protects personal data. The aim of this policy is to ensure that everyone handling personal data is fully aware of the requirements and legal duties in accordance with data protection law.

Publication Scheme

Freedom of Information Act This model publication scheme has been prepared and approved by the Information Commissioner. It may be adopted without modification by any public authority without further approval and will be valid until further notice. This publication scheme commits an authority to make information available to the public as part of its normal … Read more

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Compliance Statement

There is no video content on the website. This website is run by Word Press We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website and you can navigate most of the website using just a keyboard. https://mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk/ has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a … Read more

Code of Conduct

Introduction Pursuant to section 27 of the Localism Act 2011, Hinton Blewett Parish Council (‘the Council’) has adopted this Code of Conduct to promote and maintain high standards of behaviour by its members and co-opted members whenever they conduct the business of the Council, including the business of the office to which they were elected … Read more