Policy Code of Corporate Governance

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11. Performance Monitoring

In addition to the annual assurance process our governance arrangements are regularly monitored by managers, directors and members in the form of:

  • Frequent financial and performance monitoring reports to Cabinet
  • Quarterly Council Plan monitoring reports to Cabinet
  • Quarterly scrutiny of detailed performance measures
  • Monitoring of service plans by responsible managers
  • Performance Excellence Reviews encompassing a competency framework for staff
  • Annual personal development reviews for members
  • SWAP reviews of governance arrangements through its corporate governance work programme and through operational audits
  • Regular review of our risk management arrangements
  • External Auditor review of corporate governance arrangements including the assurance statements, the risk management process and other auditable activities
  • A bi-annual review of this Code of Corporate Governance by the Monitoring Officer.