Equal Opportunities Policy 2021 (PDF, 30 Kb)
Billesdon Parish Council (SPC) is committed to Equal Opportunities and therefore accepts its obligations under the Equality Act 2010, which protects people from discrimination on the grounds of age, gender reassignment, being married or in a civil partnership being pregnant or on maternity leave, disability, race including colour, nationality, ethnicity or national origin, or religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
Retention of Documents Schedule (PDF, 132 Kb)
Retention Schedule for Council Records
There is a clear need to retain documentation for a variety of reasons including audit purposes, staff management, tax and VAT and the potential eventuality of legal dispute and proceedings. The Retention Schedule includes the main types of Council records. Each entry lists the record series along with the proposed action, the retention periods, and reasons for the action. Further information can be sought from the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and, in particular, Legal Topic Note LTN 40.
Many documents are now held electronically so the same arrangements for keeping records and copies should be applied to an electronic document as for a paper record.
Billesdon Parish Council Complaints Procedure (PDF, 147 Kb)
A complaint is an expression of dissatisfaction by one or more members of the public about the Council's action or lack of action or about the standard of a service, whether the action was taken, or the service provided by the Council itself or a person or body acting on behalf of the Council. It will not be appropriate to deal with all complaints from members of the public under this complaint procedure. Certain other bodies may have responsibility for dealing with a particular case
Certificate of Employers' Liability Insurance, expires 31.05.2022.