February 28 2024 Minutes HR – draft

HR committee minutes Uploaded on March 8, 2024

Gurnard Parish Council

39 Victoria Road


PO31 7JH




The minutes of the meeting of Gurnard Parish Council HR Advisory Committee held on Wednesday 28th February 2024 at Gurnard Village Hall.


Present: Councillors Acton (Chair), Bugden, Nolan and Franklin.

Clerk: Richard Shaul

No members of the public were present


The meeting commenced at 19:49



  1. Chair

Resolved: Cllr Acton should act as chair for the meeting


  1. Apologies

Apologies were received from Cllrs Fuller, Williams, Wood and Cllr Bustin.


  1. Members’ declarations of interest



  1. Minutes

The minutes of the HR Advisory Committee held on 29th November 2023 were taken as read, approved as a correct record and signed by the chair. No matters arising.


  1. Review of Clerk’s performance

Training development was discussed, but no issues were raised.

Potential additional future workload was discussed. The Clerk stated a preference that any additional work be absorbed within the current 21 hour week, and this was noted by the council.


The Clerk left the meeting at 20:00



  1. Review of Clerks employment contract and salary review

The clerk’s current contract and the National Joint Council pay scales agreed in November 2023 were circulated with the agenda, together with an explanatory note.

Resolved: That the National Join Council’s agreed pay scales be adopted and backdated to the date of completion of the Clerk’s probationary period in June 2023



The meeting closed at 20:10