Bonus/Competency allowance for Kingdom Staff - litter/environment enforcement

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Dear Fenland District Council,

In light of the recent Panorama programme on Monday 15th of May, can you the Council please confirm or deny that the staff contracted by the Council through Kingdom security do not have any form of bonus or "competency allowance" as has been highlighted are the same thing.

Yours faithfully,


foi, Fenland District Council

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Dear O.Dove


I acknowledge your request for information received on 30^th May 2017,
which is being investigated.


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Fenland District Council

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Annabel Tighe, Fenland District Council

Dear Sir/Madam
Fenland Council are currently working with Kingdom who are providing support to deliver our enforcement services on a trial basis. The information provided to us by Kingdom is as follows:

'Kingdom Services Group Ltd and their Environmental Protection Division pay all their staff the Living wage and in the case of London Boroughs the London living wage as a basic salary.
Kingdom have the option of also paying a discretional competency allowance in addition to the basic salary which covers all the key performance competencies linked with the role and not solely linked to the number of FPN’s they issue.”

Annabel Tighe
Environmental Health Manager
Fenland District Council
01354 622497

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