The Association of Directors of Public Health and the LGA have developed a risk tool to support system leaders in local authorities in defining and understanding risk as it relates to public health commissioning, performance, partnership and resource management.
Local government is facing unprecedented challenges across the board with public services working in an increasingly constrained financial context. Fire authorities have an added challenge that, while instances of fire have generally decreased, they must continue to resource services commensurate with the level of risk present in their area.
The survey was sent to police forces in England and Wales in order to inform on-going national negotiations by providing accurate and up to date information about the composition of the workforce and provide a means for costing claims, offers and their consequences.
This guide is intended to help provide some structure to your first few days in office, and to cut through some of the initial ‘noise’, so that you can focus on what’s important straight away, and what you need to be thinking about going forward.