WikiWirral its great, register, enjoy and welcome.
Forum Stats
12252 Members
65 Forums
72899 Topics
982715 Posts
58 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
86 registered (alan128, 13 invisible), 1946 Guests and 281 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Boom : New Ferry Explosion 2010
Incident at Westminster 1606
Martin Mcguinness dies 748
Offset number plates 519
Port Sunlight 356
Huge Gas Explosion in New Ferry Sat 25/03/17 291
What does this all mean? 254
black contiboard locally? 243
Planet Earth Tonight 232
Has Talktalk been hacked yet again? 216
New General Forums
hi
by norma67
07:42 PM
Clocks go Forward
by Mark
25th Mar 2017 3:01pm
Mannequin Challenge AKA MRI Scan
by fish5133
24th Mar 2017 11:20am
Surely the most honest add.....
by buddy
20th Mar 2017 5:43pm
New Wirral History
William Bernard's building, Birkenhead
by yoller
20th Mar 2017 4:27pm
1882 Plan of the borough of Birkenhead and Wards
by Dave_Wood
19th Mar 2017 11:57am
New Brighton Coop
by Mike_White
9th Mar 2017 12:48pm
Tranmere High School for Girls 1882 Chesnut Grove
by sarah708
6th Mar 2017 8:23pm
Whetstone Lane, Birkenhead
by MoretonExpat
6th Mar 2017 8:04am
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Birkenhead Transport Museum 24th Feb 2017
fireworks on the Mersey last night
Topic Replies
Death at Leasowe Train Station
by fish5133
'March' Photo Competition.
by granny
Boom : New Ferry Explosion
by fish5133
10:01 PM
What song are you listening to?
by Vanmanone
03:50 PM
Huge Gas Explosion in New Ferry Sat 25/03/17
by venice
01:18 PM
Incident at Westminster
by casper
09:48 AM
Snowhite's Bird Rescue
by diggingdeeper
12:34 AM
33 lions
by granny
12:03 AM
hi
by rocks
11:51 PM
March
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Planet Earth Tonight
by Excoriator
10:31 AM
Lee and Cragg Quarries - Bacup
by Mark
23rd Mar 2017 7:43am
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#912236 - 25th Nov 2014 9:11pm Pay rise could be on the cards
Ian0151 Offline
Newbeee

Registered: 9th Aug 2011
Posts: 44
Loc: Birkenhead
From Liverpool Echo

Wirral's next chief executive could be paid even more than the current £135,000 top rate for the job - if the authority decides to appointment a replacement for the outgoing boss.

Wirral council chief executive Graham Burgess surprised many people just over a week ago when he announced his decision to retire after just over two years in the top job.

Following this opposition councillors have questioned the need to find a replacement and Tory leader Jeff Green said the council should also look at the possibility of sharing a chief executive with another authority.

Council leader Phil Davies said he was “open to having the debate” about the future of the role, but said his own preference was to have someone in place as a chief executive.

His comments came as the authority published a timetable for finding a new council boss which could see the job remain unfilled until May 2015.

A report prepared for the employment committee which meets next week recommends the use of recruitment consultants at a cost of around £15,000 - and also says the salary of the role should be looked at “to ensure that this is appropriate within the context of the size and scope of the authority and competitiveness in the market”.

A table accompanying the report puts Wirral near the bottom for salaries for the top job, which range from £130,000 in Rochdale to £203,934 in Manchester.

But Tory leader Jeff Green said: “The first question which has to be resolved is do we need a chief executive at all, or can we share a chief executive.

“We were also told that the outgoing chief executive was working on a management restructure that would save £1.5million and do we need to see what that restructure is before we look at how much a new chief executive should be paid.”

Cllr Green added: “I cannot see how we can justify increasing the salary at the same time we are looking at making savage cuts to key services such as lollipop men and women, libraries and closing a school like Lyndale.”

But council leader Phil Davies said: “We need to review the salary we currently pay, which is fairly low in terms of other authorities, and I at least want to have that discussion.”

He also said he was surprised Cllr Green was suggesting sharing a chief executive, but said he would “not rule that out” - although he said his own preference was for Wirral to appoint a new chief executive.

He said: “I understand, at a time when we are looking at making cuts, people may not like the idea of bringing someone in on a high salary, but we need someone in a position to make savings and hopefully that person will pay for their salary several times over.”

Cllr Davies also said the senior management restructure was “on hold” but those savings were needed and he had asked senior staff - including Graham Burgess - to review them.

Top
Wirral Council : Advertising
Click me for more Information......


Looking for a Service / Tradesman? Look in our Local Business Directory. Click Me
#912295 - 26th Nov 2014 10:43am Re: Pay rise could be on the cards [Re: Ian0151]
Mark Online   Reading


Wiki Master

Registered: 9th Nov 2003
Posts: 21029
Loc: Wirral
If your getting +10k per month do you really have to turn up for work lol

Rich get Richer if you have common sense and a vision I'm sure you can do that job.
_________________________
My Avatar images are all from the Wirral Gallery.Click Me
Wow Wirral History is coming along Great! Wirral History

we get +200 new members a month now smile

Top

Moderator:  Mod 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Death at Leasowe Train Station
by Mark
10:02 PM
KEYS found
by rocks
11:48 PM
hi
by norma67
07:42 PM
Huge Gas Explosion in New Ferry Sat 25/03/17
by Dogwalker59
10:36 AM
Snowhite's Bird Rescue
by diggingdeeper
02:44 AM
For Sale & Free
boxed 10 inch tablet for sale
by stumpyduck
07:12 PM
various fly reels and boxes of fly's
by brady
25th Mar 2017 10:48am
Challenge extreme angle grinder used once
by brady
25th Mar 2017 10:43am
White Hyundai I30, 2011 plate For sale, 1.4 petrol
by goodoldphil
24th Mar 2017 6:24pm
I am having a clear out!
by TheComputerLab
24th Mar 2017 4:01pm
Featured Member
Registered: 21st Jun 2010
Posts: 987
Newest Members
Noize, cartoonhead, shelleyc1990, Chippy, Onetoughcookie
12252 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
lillypad (70), Tait1969 (48)
New Wirral Info
Planet Earth Tonight
by granny
25th Mar 2017 11:50am
Reclaimed floorboards needed.
by Gold_Moon
25th Mar 2017 10:45am
Has Talktalk been hacked yet again?
by Habdab
24th Mar 2017 10:25am
What does this all mean?
by venice
22nd Mar 2017 12:20pm
black contiboard locally?
by fish5133
21st Mar 2017 9:30pm
News : New Topics
Death at Leasowe Train Station
by Mark
10:02 PM
KEYS found
by rocks
11:48 PM
Another Terrorist Attack ? -London Islington
by fish5133
03:03 PM
Huge Gas Explosion in New Ferry Sat 25/03/17
by Dogwalker59
10:36 AM
Boom : New Ferry Explosion
by diggingdeeper
25th Mar 2017 9:39pm
New Enthusiast Forums
Snowhite's Bird Rescue
by diggingdeeper
02:44 AM
Offset number plates
by venice
23rd Mar 2017 1:24am
File too large
by Dilly
20th Mar 2017 10:41am
ford focus 1.6 t reg rattling
by Little_B
19th Mar 2017 11:02pm
Alloys refurb and colour change. The Wheel Deal.
by TheComputerLab
18th Mar 2017 9:17am
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Death at Leasowe Train Station 51
KEYS found 51
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Mon 6:55am
Sunset Mon 7:39pm
Local Time Mon 11:19pm
WikiWirral Can . . . .