Employment code:

Employment code amendments 2012

Amendment 149 - Renaming of Redeployment Committee
Amendment 148 - Inclusion of BIS scheme identifier and DoB on form RC4
Amendment 147 - Inclusion of policies on H&S for disabled people, and on health and wellbeing
Amendment 146 - Recruitment and retention allowance - amended annual review process
Amendment 145 - Whistleblowing
Amendment 144 - Personal promotion - renumbering of the panel report form and interview report form
Amendment 143 - Update to training request form to include costs
Amendment 142 - Personal promotion: panel review form
Amendment 141 - Updating of the performance pay nomination form
Amendment 140 - Performance pay 2011/12
Amendment 139 - Personal promotion scheme appeals process


Amendment 149

Renaming of Redeployment Committee/clarification regarding withdrawal from voluntary redundancy

The Redeployment Committee has been renamed the Redundancy and Redeployment Committee.

Further clarification has been added to paragraph 6.5 of appendix A14.2 stating that once voluntary redundancy is accepted and notice given it may not be withdrawn

Those of you maintaining a hard copy of the code will need to print all the above mentioned sections from the website.

December 2012

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Amendment 148

Inclusion of BIS scheme identifier and DoB on form RC4

Please begin using revised form RC4 as soon as possible.

Those of you maintaining a hard copy of the code will need to print appendix A14.6 from the website.

December 2012

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Amendment 147

Inclusion of policies on health and wellbeing and on H&S for disabled people

The Health and Wellbeing Policy has now been included in the code at appendix A9.16, and the policy on H&S for disabled people at appendix A9.17

Those of you maintaining a hard copy of the code will need to print appendix A9.16 and A9.17 from the website.

October 2012

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Amendment 146

Recruitment and retention allowance

The RRA annual review process in paragraph 2.8 of the main page of appendix A7.8 has been amended in order to clarify the process. Please also note the removal from paragraph 2.2 of the need to refer cases to the Pay Team when an RRA is discontinued because an individual has changed jobs.

Those of you maintaining a hard copy of the code will need to print the main page of appendix A7.8 from the website.

August 2012

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Amendment 145

Whistleblowing

The whistleblowing section A12d:1 has been amended to reflect the new governance arrangements and to clarify the difference between a grievance and a protected disclosure (including providing examples)

Those of you maintaining a hard copy of the code will need to print appendix A12d:1 from the website.

July 2012

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Amendment 144

Personal promotion - renumbering of the panel report form and interview report form

The panel report form was introduced in amendment 142 and placed in the code as an extra appendix A6.6, in addition to the pre-existing interview report form.  For ease of reference we have decided to number the panel report form as appendix A6.6ii, and the interview report form will be numbered as appendix A6.6i (see index page to appendix A6.6).  As a result. we have had to make a few minor text amendments to the main page of section A6 and to appendix A6.4.

Those of you maintaining a hard copy of the code will need to print the index page to section A6, the main page of Section A6 plus appendix A6.4, A6.6i, A6.6ii and the index page to appendix A6.6.

July 2012

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Amendment 143

Update to training request form to include costs

The training request form ( appendix A5.2) has been updated to include 2 boxes to capture costs for books/materials and T&S (if applicable). This information will enable local Training Managers/HR to establish the overall cost of the training request, as part of the decision making process.

A few minor, non-substantive, corrections have been made to appendix A5.3.

Those of you maintaining a hard copy of the code will need to print appendices A5.2 and A5.3 from the website.

July 2012

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Amendment 142

Personal promotion - new panel report form

A panel report form has been added to the employment code, for cases of personal promotion up to band F that are approved/declined without interview, appendix A6.6. This is covered in appendix A6.4 paragraph 3.

Those of you maintaining a hard copy of the code will need to print appendix A6.4 from the website.

June 2012

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Amendment 141

Updating of the performance pay nomination form

The performance pay nomination form for exceptional awards at Appendix A7.3i in the employment code has been updated in light of feedback received at last year’s performance pay panels. The form is more directive and provides line managers with a framework to comment on employee performance.

Those of you maintaining a hard copy of the code will need to print appendix A7.3i from the website.

March 2012

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Amendment 140

Performance pay 2011/12

A7.3: Main page has been updated to reflect this year's pay award.

Those of you maintaining a hard copy of the code will need to print appendix A7.3 from the website.

March 2012

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Amendment 139

Personal promotion scheme appeals process

Paragraph 2.9 of the promotion opportunities ( main page of Section A6) has been amended to clarify the appeals process.

Those of you maintaining a hard copy of the code will need to print appendix A6 from the website.

March 2012

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