Decision details

Policy and Resources Committee of 15 August 2019

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Minutes of the Policy and Resources Committee of 15 August 2019 were noted.


Arising under item 5 (Budget Outlook 2020-21 to 2022-23) the Council agreed to earmark the surplus budget in 2019-20 in relation to teachers pensions as a result of the decision by Scottish Government to defer the pension increase from 1 April 2019 to 1 September 2019.


Arising under item 9 (Wellbeing Strategy: Improving the Wellbeing of our Workforce) the Council:-


Approved the wellbeing strategy and associated actions to address the issue of sickness absence and improve the wellbeing of the workforce.


Noted the following measures would be put in place, funded from existing resources across the Council to support the delivery of the proposed wellbeing strategy:


·       Funding for 2x Attendance and Wellbeing Assistants within the HR and OD team.

·       Funding of 10k annually for teams to bid for funds to implement actions that will improve wellbeing.


Arising under item 14 (Film in Argyll and Bute – Review of Film Location Charging Schedule) the Council approved the Film Location Charging Schedule for permanent implementation with charges to be reviewed annually as part of the budget process.

Publication date: 27/09/2019

Date of decision: 26/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 26/09/2019 - Argyll and Bute Council

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