Paragraph 8 – Chief Executive and other employees
434.SCSWIS is to employ a chief executive and sub-paragraph (2) provides that the chief executive may not be a member of SCSWIS. The chief executive is to be appointed and their terms and conditions determined, with the approval of the Scottish Ministers, by SCSWIS.
435.SCSWIS may appoint employees other than the chief executive and can determine their terms and conditions. The Scottish Ministers may give directions to SCSWIS in relation to the appointment of employees and their terms and conditions of employment (see sub-paragraph (5)).
436.Sub-paragraph (6) gives SCSWIS power to arrange, with approval from the Scottish Ministers, for pensions, allowances or gratuities in relation to employees of SCSWIS. The reference in sub-paragraph (6) to pensions, allowance and gratuities includes a reference to pensions, allowance and gratuities by way of compensation for loss of employment (see sub-paragraph (7)).