Your HR function

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Dear Borders College,
I am writing to request information under the Freedom of
Information Act (Scotland) 2002 on the structure, competencies and
remuneration of your Human Resources function.

I shall be grateful if you would provide me with the following
information in respect of your Human Resources (HR) function:

1. An organisational chart indicating all the posts within your
institution which constitute your HR function. If HR-related
activities (eg Learning & Development, Organisational Development,
Health & Wellbeing, etc) are managed outwith your main HR function,
please include information on these as well.

2. Details of the overall role and specific duties undertaken by
each of the posts detailed in (1) above (eg job descriptions, role
profiles, etc).

3. Details of the competencies required for each of the posts
detailed in (1) above (eg person specifications, competency
frameworks, etc).

4. The remuneration package for each post, including:
a. The gross salary range (or spot salary) applicable to each post;
b. Any bonus/merit/performance payments that the posts are
potentially eligible for and the procedure for awarding these;
c. The annual leave entitlement, please detail if bank holidays,
institutional closure periods, are in addition or included in the
annual leave entitlement.
d. Details of any superannuation scheme.

5. Details of your total HR staff cost in £ (sterling) and as a
proportion of your
a. Institutional income;
b. Institutional payroll, including salary on-costs.

6. Details of the total HR budget, including whether this includes
staff development for HR staff.

7. Details of any institution-wide, centrally administered staff
development budget, how institutional and individual priorities are
set and the process for allocating and/or accessing these funds

To place this data in context I shall be grateful if you would also
provide me with the headcount and full-time equivalent of your:

1. Academic staff
2. Support staff

I would like the above information to be provided to me in an
electronic format.

I understand that under the act, I should be entitled to a response
within 20 working days of your receipt of this email. I would be
grateful if you could confirm by email that you have received this
request.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Smith

Debbie Kerr, Borders College

Good Afternoon

 

I can confirm that your Freedom of Information Request has been received
by me today and that I will aim to respond to your request at the earliest
opportunity and within the 20 days as detailed by the Act.

 

 

 

Deborah M Kerr FCIPD

Head of HR and Development

Borders College

Nether Road

GALASHIELS
TD1 3HE

 

Tel : 01896 662520

 

PLEASE ONLY PRINT THIS E-MAIL IF ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Sheila McColm, Borders College

Dear Mr Smith

 

I acknowledge receipt of your FOI request dated 26/07/2013.  This has been
passed to the HR Manager who will respond in due course.

 

Kind regards

 

Sheila McColm

Principal’s Secretary

01896 662526

 

Borders College, Scottish Borders Campus, Nether Road, Galashiels TD1 1JY

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Debbie Kerr, Borders College

7 Atodiad

Dear Mr Smith

 

With reference to your enquiry, please find detailed below the requested
information.

1.

 

 

 

 

2.Job Descriptions attached.

 

3.Please find competency frameworks used for annual staff reviews attached

 

4. a) Due to data protection I unable to provide you with detailed salary
information as this would be easily identified to individuals. The salary
bill for the department is £107927

   b) There are no additional payments made

   c) Annual leave entitlement inclusive of shut down and public holidays
is 44 days per annum

   d) Staff have the opportunity to be members of the Local Government
Superannuation Scheme

 

5. a) Total HR cost as a proportion of Institutional income   - 1%

   b) Total HR cost as a proportion of Institutional payroll  - 2%

 

6. HR budget – there is no budget allocated to the HR department

 

7. Please refer to College web site for a copy of the Training and
Development Policy. A budget of around £20k is allocated for staff
development on an annual basis and is allocated to identified and approved
development activities. This process is controlled by the Training and
Development Committee and the budget is managed by the Head of HR and
Development.

 

Academic Staff FTE – 77.71

Support Staff FTE -  100.59

 

I trust that this information will meet your requirements, however, should
you require any further information or clarification please do not
hesitate to contact me.

 

Kind regards

 

Debbie Kerr

Deborah M Kerr FCIPD

Head of HR and Development

Borders College

Nether Road

GALASHIELS
TD1 3HE

 

Tel : 01896 662520

 

PLEASE ONLY PRINT THIS E-MAIL IF ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY

 

 

 

 

 

On 26/07/2013 13:49, "Paul Smith"

<[1][FOI #170496 email]> wrote:

 

>Dear Borders College,

>I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information

>Act (Scotland) 2002 on the structure, competencies and remuneration of

>your Human Resources function.

>I shall be grateful if you would provide me with the following

>information in respect of your Human Resources (HR) function:

>1. An organisational chart indicating all the posts within your

>institution which constitute your HR function. If HR-related activities

>(eg Learning & Development, Organisational Development, Health &

>Wellbeing, etc) are managed outwith your main HR function, please

>include information on these as well.

>2. Details of the overall role and specific duties undertaken by each

>of the posts detailed in (1) above (eg job descriptions, role profiles,

>etc).

>3. Details of the competencies required for each of the posts detailed

>in (1) above (eg person specifications, competency frameworks, etc).

>4. The remuneration package for each post, including:

>a. The gross salary range (or spot salary) applicable to each post; b.

>Any bonus/merit/performance payments that the posts are potentially

>eligible for and the procedure for awarding these; c. The annual leave

>entitlement, please detail if bank holidays, institutional closure

>periods, are in addition or included in the annual leave entitlement.

>d. Details of any superannuation scheme.

>5. Details of your total HR staff cost in £ (sterling) and as a

>proportion of your a. Institutional income; b. Institutional payroll,

>including salary on-costs.

>6. Details of the total HR budget, including whether this includes

>staff development for HR staff.

>7. Details of any institution-wide, centrally administered staff

>development budget, how institutional and individual priorities are set

>and the process for allocating and/or accessing these funds

>To place this data in context I shall be grateful if you would also

>provide me with the headcount and full-time equivalent of your:

>1. Academic staff

>2. Support staff

>I would like the above information to be provided to me in an

>electronic format.

>I understand that under the act, I should be entitled to a response

>within 20 working days of your receipt of this email. I would be

>grateful if you could confirm by email that you have received this

>request.

>I look forward to hearing from you.

>Yours faithfully,

>Paul Smith

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