This page provides you with links to the policies that affect the operation of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC)
Under the Employment Rights Act 1996, workers who suspect wrongdoing in the workplace and disclose their concerns (i.e. a “Whistle Blower”) are protected from dismissal and from being subjected to detrimental treatment or victimisation, provided certain criteria are met. These provisions derive from the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998, which introduced additional sections into the Employment Rights Act 1996.Here you will find our policy outlining how we will deal with our obligations on receipt of disclosure information.
The OPCC has a number of policies which deal with employment issues and are a framework for dealing with a variety of issues.
- Family Leave
- Annual Leave
- Attendance Management
- Prevention of Harassment
- Recruitment and selection
- Removals and relocations
- Staff code of conduct
- Advisors / Members code of conduct
- Business travel policy
- Health and Safety policy
- Equality Opportunities & Diversity Policy
- Capability Policy
- Use of social media policy
- Safeguarding Policy
- Appointments to independent roles and volunteer opportunities in the OPCC
- Volunteer policy (to be published)
Records and Information Management
The Police and Crime Commissioner is committed to the creation, retention and management of records and information which document the principle activities of the organisation.
All staff are under a statutory obligation to create accurate records of their activities and to manage and maintain such documentation. The organisation has a responsibility to comply with legal or statutory regulations and records and information must be managed to fulfil these responsibilities.
Here you will find our records and information management policies:
- Records and information management
- Records retention and disposal, and associated schedules
- Information security
- Data Protection
- Freedom of Information
- Information sharing