Council Policies



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Standing Orders


     Standing Orders are the written rules of the Council and confirm the procedural matters for meetings as well as outlining the council’s internal 
     organisational, administrative and procurement procedures.  Download Helston Town Council's Standing Orders here. These include:

     * Financial Regulation

     * Terms of Reference for Committee's

     * Procedure for the nomination of Mayor-elect and Deputy Mayor-elect

     * Dispensation Procedure



View Helston Town Council's Privacy Notice

Other council policies can be found below: 

Employees Handbook

In addition to the above policies, the Town Council has a comprehensive Employees Handbook which contains the following policies on the pages indicated:

Policy                               Page number

Disciplinary Policy                              23

Poor Performance                              28

Sickness Absence Policy                   31

Grievance Policy                                33

Equal Opportunities                           36

Harassment                                       38

Dignity at Work                                  40

Relationships at Work                        41


Policy                               Page number

Maternity Policy                                  43

Paternity Leave                                   47

Adoption Leave                                   51

Parental Leave                                    54

Time off for Dependents                      56

Flexible Working                                  57

Health & Safety at Work                      60

Alcohol and Drug Abuse                      62

Policy                                Page number

Bereavement Policy                             63

Data Protection                                     64

Vehicle Policy                                       66

Whistleblowing Policy                           69

Anti-Bribery Statement                         71

Office Member Protocol                        73

Expenses Policy                                   77

Training Statement of Intent                 82

Work Experience Policy                       83