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Accessing Council Services:  

  • You can access advice, or support with using our online services, by phoning 01268 882200 (8.45am to 5.15pm Mon to Thurs, and to 4.45pm on Fri)
  • The Kiln Road office will re-open for pre-booked appointments only (9.00am to 4.00pm), these can be arranged on a case by case basis by phoning 01268 882200.
  • You can find information and advice on COVID-19 and our 24/7 online services on our  Coronavirus information page

Equal Employment Opportunities

Copies of the Council's strategies and plans for ensuring that all members of the Council's workforce are treated in a fair and equitable manner are provided below:

Human Resources Strategy - 2018[pdf] 333KB

Workforce Plan 2020 - 2021[pdf] 141KB

The Council is required to keep records on the equality characteristics of its workforce.

 

Equality in numbers

  01 August 2013 01 December 2014 01 October 2015 01 April 2016 01 October 2016

01 October 2017

 

01 October 2018

 

01 October 2019
Percent of employees with disabilities
Proportion of employees with a disability 5% 6% 5% 6.5% 7.6% 7.5% 9% 7%

 

  01 August 2013 01 December 2014 01 October 2015 01 April 2016 01 October 2016

01 October 2017

01 October 2018 01 October 2019
Percent of employees by age
16-21 4% 6% 7% 5% 5% 5% 7% 6%
22-35 21% 18% 20% 22% 21% 21% 22% 23%
36-44 19% 21% 14% 13% 14% 14% 13% 13%
45-55 36% 31% 38% 37% 36% 34% 33% 32%
56-65 19% 22% 19% 21% 22% 24% 23% 24%
Over 65 1% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2%

 

  01 August 2013 01 December 2014 01 October 2015 01 April 2016 01 October 2016 01 October 2017 01 October 2018 01 October 2019
Percent of employee ethnicity
White British 97% 97% 96% 97% 97% 97% 97% 98%
Other Ethnic Groups 3% 3% 4% 3% 3% 3% 3% 2%

 

  01 August 2013 01 December 2014 01 October 2015 01 April 2016 01 October 2016 01 October 2017 01 October 2018 01 October 2019
Percent of employee gender
Male 44% 43% 43% 42% 44% 43% 42% 43%
Female 56% 57% 57% 58% 56% 57% 58% 57%