The role of chief finance officer (CFO) is one of the most challenging and highly scrutinised roles in local government. Our Chief Finance Officer (CFO) Mentoring Scheme supports CFOs and deputy CFOs to develop the knowledge and skills they need to excel in the role.
This year in review of the programmes that made up our sector support offer in 2022/23 provides a snapshot of the ways we supported councils to improve, develop leadership, make data-informed decisions, share notable practice, and – in so doing – build capacity and capability in local government.
Our award-winning One Public Estate programme – delivered in partnership with the Office of Government Property – supported locally-led partnerships of public sector bodies to kickstart regeneration and transform service delivery.
Our Partners in Care and Health programme supported councils to improve the way they deliver adult social care and public health services, helping Government to understand the challenges faced by the sector.