Internal Reference Number: FOI_5158
Date Request Received: 11/07/2019 15:59:14
Date Request Replied To: 05/08/2019 13:58:36
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Request Summary: Policies and guidance regarding staff experiencing domestic abuse
Request Category: Health
|Question Number 1:|
Do you have a domestic abuse policy or something equivalent that applies to employees experiencing domestic abuse? If so, please provide a copy of the applicable policy.
|Answer To Question 1:|
Yes we do. Please find attached.
Domestic Abuse Policy - Supporting Our Employees April 2017.pdf
|Question Number 2:|
Do you have other policy/policies which provide for support for employees experiencing domestic abuse (for example, as part of a leave policy)? If so, please provide a copy/copies of the relevant policy/policies.
|Answer To Question 2:|
This is covered in the Domestic Abuse Policy
|Question Number 3:|
Please inform us when each of the policies caught by the above questions (‘the relevant policies’) were first created and, if applicable, subsequently reviewed and updated?
|Answer To Question 3:|
First created 2001
Reviewed and updated 2006, 2011, 2014, 2017
|Question Number 4:|
Do you have a dedicated point of contact staff member who is trained to provide information and support to employees experiencing domestic abuse? When was that role created and first made active?
|Answer To Question 4:|
The contacts are mentioned in section 13 of the policy.
|Question Number 5:|
How are HR staff and managers made aware of the existence of the relevant policies?
|Answer To Question 5:|
Team meetings, consultation process.
|Question Number 6:|
How are general staff made aware of the existence of the relevant policies?
|Answer To Question 6:|
Consultation process and communication processes
|Please see attachments:|
|Domestic Abuse Policy - Supporting Our Employees April 2017.pdf|
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