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Work Based Development and Wellbeing - Update on Recommendations

Report of the Policy and Improvement Officer



The Committee received a report of the Policy and Improvement Officer containing a refresh of the comments made by the Committee, at its meeting held on 16th November 2017, on the development of the Workforce Strategy, specifically relating to the wellbeing and development of staff.  The report also contained a response from the Director of Human Resources to the Committee’s comments, which included an update on the Council’s work to support employee development and wellbeing.




Members identified a number of areas they would like more detailed information on, as follows:-


·             Mental health training – how many people have undertaken the training, and in what format


·             Whistleblowing - Update


·             Engagement with trade unions in developing the Strategy




RESOLVED: That the Committee:-




(a)      notes the contents of the report now submitted, together with the comments now made; and




(b)      requests:-




(i)          a further update on the issues identified in paragraph 9.2 above; and


(ii)         that this issue be placed on its Work Programme for 2018/19, with a further update to be provided at a meeting during that year.


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