Key Plans


The Council aims to provide high quality services and provide value for money. The Council has a number of key plans and policies that affect our work.

This section of the website provides the public with information on each of our policies.

Adoption Policy
Aggressive Abusive Persistent and Vexatious Complaints Policy
Annual Leave Policy
Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy
Appeals Against Decisions of the Town Clerk
Armed Forces Covenant
Asset Management Write off and Disposal
Bereavement Leave
Bob Abley Art Gallery
Bookings and Cancellations Policy
Capability Policy and Procedure
CCTV Policy
Cemeteries Schedule of Fees and Charges
Cemetery Regulations and Policy
Child Friendly Member Data Privacy Notice
Child Protection and Safeguarding Children Policy
Civic Awards Nomination Form
Civic Awards Policy
Comments and Complaints Policy
Community Grants Policy and Application
Conference Attendance Policy
Confidential Reporting Policy
Contracts and Procurement Policy
Corporate Privacy Statement
Data Protection Policy
Debit Card Use Procedure
Dignity at Work Policy
Disciplinary Policy
Disclosure and Barring Policy
Document Retention and Disposal Policy
Drug Alcohol Substance Misuse Policy
Employee Code of Conduct
Employees Guide to Internet and E-mail Facilities
Environment and Bio-Diversity Policy
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy
Financial Regulations
Flag Flying Policy
Flexible Working Policy
Freedom of Information
Fuel Requisition Procedure
Gifts and Hospitality Policy
Grievance Procedure
Health and Safety Policy
How the Council Operates
Income Collection and Debt Recovery Policy
Information Booklet for the Mayor
Information Risk Management Process
Information Risk Management
Local Code of Governance
Lone Working
Maternity Policy
Member Long Service Awards
Member Officer Protocol
Members Allowance Scheme
Members Code of Conduct
Military Events Remembrance Services and Parade
Mobile Phone Policy
No Smoking Policy
Officer Expenses Scheme
Paternity Leave Policy
Photography Policy
Powers and Duties of Committees
Press Release Protocol
Protection of Staff against Violence at Work
Public Filming and Recording
Publication Scheme
Recruitment Policy
Redundancy Policy and Procedure
Retirement and Pensions Policy
Rights of Citizens
Risk Management Strategy
Safe Driving at Work Policy
Scheme of Delegation
Shared Parental Leave
Social Media Policy
Staff Long Service Awards
Standing Orders
Statement of Community Engagement
Stress Policy
Time off for Dependents Emergency Leave and Special Leave Policy
TOIL Policy
Town Flag Standard Form
Training and Development Policy
Treasury Management
Use of Internet and E-mail Facilities Policy
Whistleblowing Policy
Working in the Sun Policy
Zero Tolerance Policy to Violence at Work

Policies & Procedures 18/08/2016