Decision details

Our People Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the Our People Strategy, the Organisational Development Strategy.


1. That the new Our People Strategy 2019-2024 content and action plans, which forms one strand of the new Council Plan, be approved.

2. That the use of employee working groups to configure appropriate change aligned to the action plans in the strategy be endorsed, in accordance with the restorative approach the Council is seeking to embed.

3. That the introduction of the Our People Employee Forum which will be the governance process for the strategy, set up to measure the success of initiatives and update where appropriate, be endorsed.

4. That it be noted that this strategy and the associated actions plans have been written for employees, using employees’ feedback. It is written in the second person so employees can relate to it directly.

Report author: Jack Strickland

Publication date: 28/03/2019

Date of decision: 27/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 27/03/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 04/04/2019

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