In these challenging times, at C.Co we are working hard to address your biggest work concerns, such as looking at the importance to local authorities of establishing a good governance framework. Good governance is a critical success factor when it comes effective decision making, as well as risk and performance management.
Good governance arrangements allow for clarity, ownership and accountability for budgeting and spending. Lack of good governance leads to confusion, poor risk management, conflicts of interest, deteriorating relationships, under-performance, poor value-for-money, reputational damage and compliance issues. There is no substitute for having good governance, combined with sound financial, performance and risk management mechanisms.
How can C.Co help?
Future Councils is our model for achieving sustainable organisation-wide change. We have developed it to enable you and your council to meet the challenges you face today. Our team works collaboratively with you. Providing you with trusted capability and capacity, our Future Councils model is designed to:
- Ensure your organisation is financially sustainable and delivering value for money
- Redesign services fit for today’s and tomorrow’s citizens’ needs
- Pioneer approaches to service delivery
- Ensure that decisions are intelligence-led, robust and based on a sound evidence base
- Provide assurance that your council and its key officers are ‘safe’
What makes Future Councils from C.Co different?
It is based on the collective experience and knowledge of CIPFA C.Co from across the sector and beyond. While it is rooted in academic learning and good practice on what does and does not work in the delivery of organisation change, more importantly it is grounded in the practical expertise and learning of our team.