Agenda and minutes

General Services Committee - Wednesday, 4th November, 2015 7.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 4, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 6SL. View directions

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To approve as a correct record the minutes of General Services Committee meeting held on 6 August 2015.


The minutes of the General Services Committee held on 6 August 2015 were agreed as a correct record.


Items of Urgent Business

To receive additional items that the Chair is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency, in accordance with Section 100B (4) (b) of the Local Government Act 1972.


There were no items of urgent business.


Declarations of Interests


There were no declarations of interest.


Corporate Cleaning Services - Approval of admitted body status to the Local Government Pension Fund






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Agenda published on: 27 October 2015


The report presented the results of the pension risk assessment following the award of the Corporate Cleaning contract, and set out the pension implications associated with the admission agreement within the Local Government Pension Scheme.




1.         To endorse that the Council as the Transferor Scheme Employer enter into an agreement with Essex County Council Pension Fund as Administering Authority and Servest Group Ltd as Transferee Admission body to enter into a admitted body agreement within the Local Government Pension Scheme.


2.         That the Admitted Body agreement pension risks be monitored through the agreed governance framework for the contract, together with the pension scheme actuaries, and the Pension Fund Administrators, Essex County Council.