Policies

Health and Safety

The Council recognises and accepts its responsibilities as an employer for providing a safe and healthy working environment for all its employees, contractors, voluntary helpers and others who may be affected by the activities of the Council.  To view the Council’s Health and Safety Policy and Risk Assessment click on the links below:

Health & Safety Policy 2018

Health and Safety Risk Assessment 2018 – 2019

Media

The purpose of this policy is to define the roles and responsibilities within the Council for working with the media and deals with the day-to-day relationship between the Council and the media.  To view the Council’s Media Policy click on the link below:

 

Media Policy 2018

Data Protection

The Council recognises and accepts its responsibility to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 which regulates the use of any personal data.  To view the Council’s Data Protection Policy click on the link below:

 

Data Protection 2018

We are registered with the Information Commisioner’s Office as a data controller, Registration Reference: ZA095858. To view our Registration Certificate click on the link below:

Registration Certificate

Community Engagement

The Council is committed to community engagement and supports and encourages the community to share their aspirations for the town with the Council.  To view the Council’s Community Engagement Policy click on the link below:

 

Community Engagement Policy 2018

Equality and Diversity

The aim of this policy is to communicate the commitment of the Council, its Councillors and employees to meeting the Public Sector Equality Duty, which came into force on 5th April 2011.  To view the Council’s Equality and Diversity Policy click on the link below:

 

Equality & Diversity Policy 2018

Fire & Safety Policy

The Council regognises and acknowledges its responsibility to take general precautions to protect the safety, so far as reasonably practicable, of its employees and anyone else potentially affected by its undertaking, against fire, dangerous substances which could give rise to fire and the effects of fire.

Fire & Safety Policy 2018