Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Committee considered the Internal Audit Business Continuity Report by the DAP (circulated previously).
The Internal Auditor (PM) advised that:
· This was an update of the 2019 report within which Business Continuity had been considered a red risk. The report set the focus and direction for the Authority going forward.
· Work had been completed with the Service Manager (Public Protection) to identify the six priorities within the report which would then be completed within the next five months.
· The Authority had programmed the outstanding works into an action plan, with a target completion date of October 2021 for the first phase.
The Graduate Emergency Planning Officer confirmed that the majority of the Audit recommendations as identified in 2019 had now been met and, despite Covid-19, the Authority had been able to ensure the continuation of services. A documented control process had been created to ensure the continual monitoring of the procedures now implemented.
RESOLVED that the Internal Audit - Business Continuity Report be noted.
Publication date: 12/07/2021
Date of decision: 08/06/2021
Decided at meeting: 08/06/2021 - Governance Committee