We are aware of an issue which may affect those using the Safari browser to view our website, which affects some of the online forms. If you are using Safari to access one of our online forms and see an error message, we recommend using another browser such as Chrome. Our contractor is working on a solution to the issue. Apologies for any inconvenience.
See the latest news and get more information regarding coronavirus (Covid-19). Find out more about the help for affected businesses, charities and individuals. There is also advice if you are reopening your business and shopping safely. Please use our online forms, webchat, app and phone number to contact us. Our offices remain closed to the public.
Budget and spending
The Council has a statutory responsibility to set a balanced budget for each financial year. Broadly this means that the Council’s expenditure on services must be contained with the available funding envelope. The Council's latest budget, Efficiency Plan and budget strategy can be downloaded below:
Revenue and Capital Budget 2020/21
Public Contracts Regulations Act 2015 - Disclosure 2018-19
Revenue and capital budget 2020/21 - appendices
Pay Policy Statement
The Pay Policy Statement sets out the Council’s approach to pay policy in accordance with the requirements of Section 38 of the Localism Act 2011.
The purpose of the statement is to provide transparency with regard to the Council’s approach to setting the pay of its employees by identifying;
- The methods by which salaries of all employees are determined;
- The detail and level of remuneration of its most senior staff i.e. ‘chief officers’, as defined by the relevant legislation;
The Chief Officer’s Employment Panel and the Chief Executive (as the head of Paid Service) are responsible for ensuring the provisions set out in this statement are applied consistently throughout the Council and recommending any amendments to the Council.
You can also find our latest Gender Pay Gap figures.
Senior officer salaries
Details of salaries of senior officers can be found in the Statement of Accounts.
Monthly details of all spending by the Council including on procurement cards can be found on our spending web page.
Sign up for the latest news and updates