Decision details

Corporate Risk Management 2018/19 - Quarterly Report to 31 December 2018

Decision Maker: Audit and Standards Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Committee received a report providing an update on developments in Corporate Risk Management during the period 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2018 in compliance with the requirements of good corporate governance.


In November 2018 Cabinet and Council approved the revised Strategic Risk Register which had been presented to Audit and Standards Committee on 1 October 2018.


The Committee were updated on Operational Risk, Business Continuity and Benchmarking and were advised that the Council has maintained the same benchmarking scores as the last assessment apart from an improved score for the processes strand which reflects the work undertaken by Corporate Risk Officers to assist managers with the operational risk management process, which has included the production and circulation of improved guidance to managers.


The Committee were advised that the Risk and Resilience Group meeting in January discussed the work which has taken place during the previous quarter, including the revised Risk Management and Business Continuity guidance.


The Committee requested that further Risk Management training to Councillors and officers appropriate to their responsibilities be rolled out in due course.




That the information be noted.



That the Committee were satisfied with the effectiveness of the Council’s risk management arrangements in place.



That further Risk Management training for Councillor and officers be rolled out in due course.


Publication date: 06/02/2019

Date of decision: 28/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 28/01/2019 - Audit and Standards Committee

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