Attendance in adverse weather conditions

Extract from conditions of service: “The onus for attendance at work rests with the individual. Employees must not assume that payment will be made automatically for days on which they are unable to attend for work. In the event of being prevented from attending work employees must contact their supervisor to advise of the reasons for […]

Career break

In offering the opportunity to take a Career Break, the Council recognises the importance of employees’ work-life balance and personal development, whether that be via life-long learning, charity work, leisure activities, travel or other interests. Argyll and Bute Council defines a Career Break as a period of unpaid leave that lasts from between a minimum […]

Maternity, paternity and adoption leave

The Council has a range of policies on maternity, paternity and adoption leave.  Please see below. For further advice, please email HR at  For further information about childcare vouchers and the Government’s Tax Free Childcare Scheme, please see the childcare vouchers section in Employee information and benefits For further information about wellbeing during pregnancy, […]

Sickness and absence

Supporting Attendance at Work We value our employees and are working to create a culture where employees and line managers work together to support wellbeing and prevent or reduce sickness absence occurring, as far as possible. In the instance that you are unwell, we want to help you with your recovery and minimise absence from […]