Dear Burnley Borough Council,

1. Could you confirm that you have read the article?

2. Could you confirm that the Enforcement officers employed by Kingdom are not being paid a bonus of £5 if they issue 5 FPNs and £5 for every subsequent FPN issued beyond 5 for the duration of each working shift?

3. Could you confirm that all Kingdom employees have been employed on full contracts and do not have zero-hour contracts working on behalf of the local authority?

4. Could you confirm whether Kingdom Service Group recognises the union and whether their employees are given the option of joining a union when commencing employment?

5. Could you confirm whether the local authority will allow Kingdom Services Group to use Flexi-Workers (again zero hour contracts)?

6. Could you confirm the date your contract is due to expire with Kingdom Services Group?

Yours faithfully,

P Rourke

FOI, Burnley Borough Council

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Maria Hill, Burnley Borough Council

Good afternoon,

 

Please see below a response below to your recent Freedom of Information
request sent to Burnley Borough Council.

 

1. Could you confirm that you have read the article?

 

This information is not held.

 

2. Could you confirm that the Enforcement officers employed by Kingdom are

not being paid a bonus of £5 if they issue 5 FPNs and £5 for every
subsequent

FPN issued beyond 5 for the duration of each working shift?

 

Burnley Borough Council does not hold information however we are aware
that Kingdom does

not pay a bonus solely for the issuing of tickets.

 

3. Could you confirm that all Kingdom employees have been employed on full

contracts and do not have zero-hour contracts working on behalf of the
local

authority?

 

This information is not held

All contractual staff terms and conditions are the responsibility of
Kingdom Environmental Services.

 

 

4. Could you confirm whether Kingdom Service Group recognises the union

and whether their employees are given the option of joining a union when

commencing employment?

 

This information is not held

All contractual staff terms and conditions are the responsibility of
Kingdom Environmental Services.

 

 

5. Could you confirm whether the local authority will allow Kingdom
Services

Group to use Flexi-Workers (again zero hour contracts)? 

 

This information is not held

All contractual staff terms and conditions are the responsibility of
Kingdom Environmental Services.

 

 

6. Could you confirm the date your contract is due to expire with Kingdom

Services Group?

 

Kingdom have just been awarded the contract during July 2018 and it will
be for 2 years with the option of a further extension.

 

 

You may, if dissatisfied with the treatment of your request, ask the
council to conduct a review of its decision under the council's complaints
procedure. Someone who has not been involved in dealing with your request
for information will carry out the review. Please e-mail or write if you
would like a review.

 

If, following the review, you remain dis-satisfied with the council's
treatment of your request then you may take your complaint to the
Information Commissioner at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire
SK9 5AF.

 

 

Kind regards

 

Maria

 

Maria Hill
Administrative Officer
Streetscene

Ext 3404
01282 425011

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