Children and young people have the right to have fun, to be safe, to live their lives to the fullest potential, to have the opportunity to participate in and enjoy any activity, to be treated with dignity and respect and to be protected.
Members of Hythe Town Council have a responsibility to represent the community and work constructively with staff and partner organisations to secure better social, economic and environmental outcomes for all residents of and visitors to the town.
The draft policy outlines what actions you can take if you are unhappy about an action or lack of action by the council. Although the policy is based on good practice, it is still in draft form, and council may resolve to make changes to it.
This policy is designed to help council employees improve unsatisfactory conduct and performance in their job.
This draft update to the Disciplinary and grievance policy brings in issues including dignity at work and bullying. Although the policy is based on good practice, it is still in draft form, and council may resolve to make changes to it.
This policy is based on the principle that people are not discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, culture, ethnic origin, nationality, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or marital status.
Flexible working is a way of working that suits an employee’s needs, eg having flexible start and finish times, or working from home. All employees have the legal right to request flexible working – not just parents and carers.
The health and safety policy has been adopted to protect its employees, visitors, contractors and users of premises, and to encourage safe working
The minimum qualifications and processes necessary for the granting of an honorary freemanship is for it to be a person of distinction and a person who has in the opinion of the authority, rendered eminent services.
The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the council’s ICT and email facilities are used correctly and are in compliance with relevant legislation. The policy covers hardware, software, applications and data owned or used by the council.
This publication scheme is based on the ICO’s model scheme. It sets out the council’s high-level commitment to proactively publish information. It also commits the council to publish certain classes of information. Although the policy is based on good practice, it is still in draft form, and council may resolve to make changes to it.
Any person may film, audio-record or take photographs of, and to report on, the proceedings of any part of a meeting which the public are entitled to attend by law. Although the policy is based on good practice, it is still in draft form, and council may resolve to make changes to it.