Monitoring of in-office attendance in Ards and North Down Borough Council

The request was successful.

Terence McCormack

Dear Ards and North Down Borough Council,

Please provide a copy of your current remote working / home working / hybrid working policy (or whichever internal terminology is used).

Please also provide information regarding any measures that you use to monitor in-office attendance of staff - including but not limited to compliance screening documents e.g. equality screenings, equality impact assessments or data protection impact assessments, along with policies, dashboards, privacy notices or any other documents related to office attendance monitoring.

Yours faithfully,

Terence McCormack

FOI, Ards and North Down Borough Council

Dear Mr McCormack,

Thank you for your email dated 30th January 2024 to Ards and North Down Borough Council.

Your request regarding staff attendance will be processed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Accordingly, you will receive the information you have requested within 20 working days of the date of receipt of your request by the Council unless the Council does not hold the information or there is a reason to withhold all, or part of the information requested. The Council will write to you in any event.

For further information in relation to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 we would refer you to the Information Commissioner's Office website, http://www.ico.org.uk/

If you wish to discuss the above, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Regards,

FOI Team
Ards and North Down Borough Council
Town Hall
The Castle
Bangor
BT20 4BT
Tel: 0300 013 3333

show quoted sections

FOI, Ards and North Down Borough Council

1 Attachment

Dear Mr McCormack,

We refer to the above matter and write further to our acknowledgement email of 30 January 2024.

Ards and North Down Borough Council has processed your request in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please see the Council’s response below.

Request:-
Please provide a copy of your current remote working / home working / hybrid working policy (or whichever internal terminology is used).
Response:-
Please see attached.

Request:-
Please also provide information regarding any measures that you use to monitor in-office attendance of staff - including but not limited to compliance screening documents e.g. equality screenings, equality impact assessments or data protection impact assessments, along with policies, dashboards, privacy notices or any other documents related to office attendance monitoring.
Response:-
It is line management responsibility to ensure adherence to the policy. Council employees clock in and out of work using ‘CORE’ online automated time recording management system. Line Managers have access to staff clocking information.

Should you require clarification on any part of the response, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We trust this is of assistance. However, should you be unhappy with the response you may request an Internal Review by contacting mailto:[Ards and North Down Borough Council request email]. Please note that requests for Internal Reviews must be submitted within two months from the date of this response. Further information on the Internal Review process is available on the FoI Page of the Council’s website.

In the event you are unhappy with the outcome of any Internal Review conducted by Council you may apply to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for a review of our response. Please note that the ICO generally expects Internal Reviews to be completed prior to reviewing the decisions of public bodies.

FOI Team
Ards and North Down Borough Council
City Hall
The Castle
Bangor
BT20 4BT
Tel: 0300 013 3333

show quoted sections