The A-Z of Services is a list of public services provided by Orkney Islands Council, alphabetically arranged and hyper-linked to the web page where the topic is discussed in greater detail. This is very similar to the way a traditional index, that is usually found to the rear of non-fiction books, works.
E Coli Information
Advice about E.coli O157 and how to avoid infection.
Early Learning and Childcare
Information on services relating to early learning and childcare in Orkney.
Early Learning and Nurseries FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions - Early Learning and Nurseries.
Information about the online service for building standards applications - eBuilding Standards.
Eday Community Council
Minutes of the Eday Community Council Meetings.
Education and Learning
Information and Services for Education and Learning.
List of Education Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - setting out the essential facts for families.
Education is for All
Information from the Education is for All Handbook.
Education of Children
Information on how to access reports and publications relating to the education of children.
Here you will find all of the latest updates from our education services teams.
Education, Leisure and Housing
Information on the Education, Leisure and Housing Committee, and Agendas, Reports and Minutes.
Educational Psychology Service
General information and contact details for the Educational Psychology Service.
Details about elections administered by Orkney Islands Council.
Electrical Work - Existing Premises
Information on electrical installations and alterations to existing domestic premises.
ELH Committee - 8 September 2021
Education, Leisure and Housing Committee - 9 September 2021.
Eligibility for Assessment Criteria
Information regarding the eligibility for assessment of needs.
Education Maintenance Allowances (EMAs) - Financial support for young people.
Information on the wave and tidal regime in Orkney.
Information about Orkney Islands Council's Emergency Planning.
Information, advice and referrals for anyone seeking employment, education or training.
Information on employee benefits.
We provide advice, information and professional support to managers and employees on all employment related matters.
The 2013 Council Staff Survey.
Employment of Children
Information and guidance for the employment of children under 16 years old.
Details of Orkney Islands Council’s ‘Empowering Communities’ project, which aims to help support and develop fragile communities, through enabling greater responsibility for running Council services in their area.
Information and options on empty homes in Orkney, including details on the Matchmaker Scheme and Sweat Equity.
Empty Properties and Second Homes
Find out more information about Council Tax on empty properties and second homes.
Energy and Regeneration
A range of useful documents and reports relating to Energy and Regeneration and who to contact for Energy Advice.
Energy Efficiency Assessment - SAP Ratings
Information on Energy Efficiency Assessments and SAP Ratings.
Information on Planning Enforcement.
Environmental Health and Trading Standards General Enforcement Policy.
Information about the procedures for applying for various types of entertainment licence.
Information and advice on everything related to environmental health in Orkney.
Environmental Health and Trading Standards
Information on legislation enforced by the Council to safeguard public health and quality of life issues.
Information on Equal Opportunities within Orkney Islands Council, including access to our Equal Opportunities Policy Statement.
Equality and Diversity
Details of OIC's Equality and Diversity Strategy, schemes and policies.
Details of sports equipment available for community use.
Information regarding English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).
Information on Organising Safe Events.
Arts Opportunities Events.
Events and Festivals
Information on local events and Festivals in Orkney.
Information for landlords regarding the eviction process.
Evie and Rendall Community Council
Minutes of the Evie and Rendall Community Council Meetings.