Undertaking an annual assessment or appraisal for all employees is a key part of deciding whether a pay increase is justified.

  • It is the responsibility of the council to ensure that a thorough and documented appraisal process is done on a regular basis.
  • Documentation is important in the event of a dispute or the failure of an employee to improve performance.
  • The council must also ensure that it meets its commitments to employees.

This 60 second guide is for town and parish councillors who want a brief introduction to staff assessments and appraisals.


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What are they

When should they be done

Getting the most out of appraisals


This guide is indicative and not definitive, if in doubt get someone else involved or seek professional advice.


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