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Hertfordshire Association of Parish and Town Councils

Hertfordshire Association of Parish and Town Councils

Carina Helmn

County Officer: Carina Helmn
Kimpton Memorial Hall, Hall
Lane, Kimpton, Hertfordshire

Tel: 07956 590094

The Council as an Employer

This Session will address the following Programme topics to highlight employer and employee rights and offer practical advice on handling key and sometimes complex issues.

The Session will be interactive and there will be full opportunity throughout to ask questions or seek advice on any current issues you may have.


06.45pm Registration and refreshments

07.00pm Welcome and Introduction

07.05pm Appointing Staff

  • Legal background
  • Recruitment and selection process
  • Contracts of employment
  • New employee induction and probation
  • Equality and family rights

08.10pm Break

08.20pm Managing Staff

  • Holiday and sickness absence management
  • Discipline and grievance handling
  • Capability and performance management
  • End of employment

09.30pm Close

Trainer: Clive Payne – HR Consultant, CP Associates.

Clive was employed as the HR Director for a number of years in local government before setting up his own HR Consultancy, CP Associates in 1998. Since then he has worked with many clients in both the private and public sector and has provided HR advice and undertaken successful assignments for HAPTC and Local Councils in Hertfordshire and throughout the UK providing assistance across the full range of human resources issues, training and organisational review.