JCNC Summary: Dec 2019

Joint Consultation and Negotiation Committee – Summary for December 2019

MEETING HELD:
12 December 2019

PRESENT:
Tracy Conwell – Director, Employee Relations
Graeme Burns – Senior Manager, Employee Relations (ER)
Melanie Hutchfield – Employee Relations Consultant
Tim Poil – General Secretary, NGSU
Tim Rose – Assistant General Secretary, NGSU
Rob Goldspink – Individual Cases Officer, NGSU

APOLOGIES:
None

GUESTS:
Iain Baines – Head of Pensions
Cheryl Bracey – Senior Distribution Change Manager
John Turner – Channel Performance Manager

MINUTES
Kirsty Hughes – Employee Relations Consultant

The JCNC received presentations from a number of guests.
Ian Baines provided the quarterly GPP and NPF Pensions updates.
Cheryl Bracey and John Turner attended to provide an overview of the Branch Network Workforce Management activity, designed to improve resourcing in the Branch Network.
NGSU motions were discussed and also the agenda for the simplification of policies within the HR Policy Point.
The JCNC noted the monthly People Metrics data, the draft Joint Statement for Public Holiday working arrangements, an update on broadening and deepening member relationships, a paper on the uptake of Flu jabs and information on catering services.
A number of actions were agreed with regards to the above and actions were closed in respect of an update to Business Committee Terms of Reference, Pensions actions, a review of communications for both car ratebook changes and Gender and Ethnicity Pay Gap reporting, a review of Exit Management data and updates being provided to the JCNC, such as providing an overview of the Arthur Webb projects.

The next JCNC will take place on 14 January 2020.