Our Employment Related Policies


Vision and Values Policy

This policy outlines our Vision and Values.


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy

We are fully committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, and believe these qualities are fundamental to achieving our aim of making the public of Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes safer.


Employee Resourcing Policy

We recognise that our employees are a vital factor in the efficient and effective operation of this Service.

In this respect we are committed to ensure that through our resourcing we attract, select, and recruit the right calibre of people to deliver corporate priorities, aligned to workforce planning requirements.


Reward and Recognition Policy

We recognise that our employees are a vital factor in the efficient and effective operation of this Service.

In this respect we are the committed to ensuring employees are valued and rewarded for their contribution to the Authority.


Organisational Development Policy

We recognise that our employees are a vital factor in the efficient and effective operation of this Service, and we strive to develop their skills and create succession profiling


Employee Relations Policy

We strive to create a sustainable working environment capable of delivering an efficient and effective service.

This is driven by a joint commitment towards transformation, continuous improvement and development for the Authority, its employees and ultimately the community it serves.


Training, Learning and Development Policy

This policy outlines our commitment to training, learning and development.

Effective learning and development enables us to deliver our services to the community effectively and efficiently, within legal requirements, supporting resilience and business continuity.

Development opportunities also support the individual in expanding their potential as well as meeting or exceeding performance expectations.


Leaving the Authority Policy

We recognise that some employees may leave this Service, for a variety of reasons, and it is important that a clear understanding is reached for the reason behind such a decision.

We are committed to ensuring that all employees who decide to leave do so in a positive manner, whilst creating the least disruption to organisational activity and the service provided.


Code of Conduct


Pay Policy Statement 2019-20

Setting out the principles of accountability, transparency and fairness relating to pay.

This policy lays down how pay is managed and set for all employees of Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire Authority including the Strategic Management Board.

Previous pay policy statements:

Pay Policy Statement 2018-19

Pay Policy Statement 2017-18