Decision details

Update on Business Continuity

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Committee considered a report by the Graduate Emergency Planning Officer regarding Business Continuity (circulated previously).


The Graduate Emergency Planning Officer advised the Committee that:


·       The authority was now in a position of Reasonable Assurance. The previous decision was of Limited Assurance.

·       The second phase of the plan had commenced.

·       The draft Fuel Shortage plan was currently mid-consultation.

·       The Business Impact Assessment rated the Authority’s services based on priority (eg impact on security, finance, reputation) should the service be impacted. This would assist in the allocation of resources to ensure service delivery.


The Chief Executive confirmed that statutory services would be a priority.




(a)           A further update be provided at a future meeting, and


(b)           that the Business Continuity update be noted.


Report author: Alex Miles

Publication date: 03/05/2022

Date of decision: 08/03/2022

Decided at meeting: 08/03/2022 - Governance Committee

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