Decision details

Implementation of pay and reward strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the Pay and Reward Strategy and funding required for implementation


RESOLVED that Cabinet:

(a)           support the proposed characteristics of the new pay structure;

(b)           support the aspiration to have new pay and reward; arrangements in place as soon as is reasonably possible, and preferably within 12 months of mobilisation;

(c)           support the approach to implementation subject to approval of funding by Council;

(d)           support a further competition under Lot 4 of the CCS Management Consultancy Framework as the process for procuring an external partner to support the implementation process;

(e)           Delegate Authority to the Chief Executive in consultation with the Leader of the Council to award the contract for an external partner following the procurement process;

(f)            Delegate authority to the Chief Executive in consultation with the Leader of the Council to undertake collective bargaining with recognised trade unions; and

(g)           agree that a report be brought back to Cabinet to approve the final pay and reward arrangements in due course.

RECOMMENDED that Council approve the allocation of £2.1m funding for additional internal capacity and external support for delivering the pay and reward strategy.

Voting: Unanimous


To comply with the Council’s obligations under the Equalities Act 2010 and ensure that pay and reward arrangements are fair and equitable for all BCP employees.

To provide the Council with a new employee proposition that can be used to underpin recruitment and retention and the ongoing development of the workforce.

Report author: Julian Osgathorpe

Publication date: 13/09/2019

Date of decision: 11/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 21/09/2019

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