The Grapevine

November issue

  • The updated financial inclusion strategy is presented to staff and external stakeholders at Brid Spa
  • Find out how the NCJ pay award will affect you
  • Tributes to director of streetscene, Paul Tripp, who died last month
  • Intranet redesign - digital services want to hear from you
  • Our winter team prepare for the cold and snowy weather
  • Team time spotlight shines on recruitment services
I Heard It Through the Grapevine podcast - November/December
  • Helen Jenkins-Knight on the new climate change strategy
  • The new solar carport at East Riding Leisure Driffield
  • All the details of Beverley at Christmas
  • News of our staff networks
  • Let the web team know about the old intranet pages you need to keep
  • Win a month's membership at East Riding Leisure

Roadshow News


Virtual roadshows, hosted via Microsoft Teams, are your chance to ask the directors questions and for them to share the council's latest response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Ask a question

You can either ask your question live on camera, or we'll ask the director on your behalf.

Please complete our virtual roadshow form so we can invite you to appear on camera.

You can also ask questions during the event via the live chat (and remain anonymous if you wish).

Submit a live question


The learning point

We're making changes to improve the opportunities for you to learn and develop while at the council:
All your learning and development opportunities in one place on the intranet
Easier online booking through a new dedicated platform
eLearning and virtual training to support you while you work
A new eLearning platform with more interactive learning
Learning and development

Learning opportunities

Discover more about the wide range of learning opportunities and qualifications available to you

Apprenticeship qualifications

These qualifications are for both new and existing staff and are a great way to learn while you work

Access your eLearning

Already booked your course? Get started or resume your eLearning

Explore and book a course

Choose from a variety of courses, including virtual learning, classroom-based learning and eLearning

Micro Market at The Point

Artist impression of the Micro Market at The Point

Meal deals now available

Can of soft drink, sandwich and packet of crisps for £4.

Bottled soft drink, sandwich and packet of crisps for £4.50.

Both meal deals include vegan sandwiches, low calorie and diet drinks and low calorie crisps.

Opening times and payments

You can make purchases whenever The Point is open - Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 7pm and Friday 7.30am to 6pm. Payments are cashless via card, phone or smartwatch. You can also create an account using the payment screen or online via the Three Square market website.

Refreshments available

We are now offering £1 hot drinks from the coffee machines at The Point. Both cash and card payments are accepted.

Due to increasing supplier costs all hot drinks will be £1.50 from January. We have absorbed costs up to now but unfortunately this is no longer possible.

Food and drink refreshments can be booked for meetings, office spaces or for collection via our catering orders page.

Recruitment News

Current jobs

Recruiting new staff

Guidance for managers to help you through the recruitment process:

A wide range of recruitment best practice videos
Documents you'll need to attract the right applicants, during the interview and when selecting a candidate
Training and support during the recruitment process

News and announcements

Performance reviews and check ins

Take the opportunity to discuss your wellbeing and raise any issues with your manager, so they can support you.

Following your performance review, plan your check ins.

Cost of living - help for staff

Find out what financial support, tools and employee specific schemes are available to help you during the current economic situation.

Health and wellbeing

Resources, help and guidance to support you to be healthier, happier and fitter.

Rewards and benefits

Learn about the offers, discounts, schemes and work-life benefits available to you for choosing us as your place to work.

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Vision and Values
Vision and Values

The values and behaviours guide how we work with each other, our partners, residents and communities to achieve the vision.

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Elected Members
Elected Members

Elected members information including ward representatives, key meetings, allowances, and training and development opportunities.

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Corporate Style Guide
Corporate Style Guide

This guide makes sure that we all write and design in a clear and cohesive way that reflects the corporate style and maintains the corporate brand.

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Policies and procedures
Policies and procedures

Search for key council policies, covering everything from human resources to health and safety.

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Strategies and Plans
Strategies and Plans

Find key strategic documents including council service plans and strategies, the council business plan and community plan.

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Recruiting Guidance
Recruiting Guidance

Access a range of guidance documents, training materials, forms and templates to help you before, during and after staff recruitment.

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