Our Corporate Strategy sets out the Council’s aims, priorities and principles. Each year, services develop their service/business plans that show how they contribute to the achievement of the Council’s priorities, and who is responsible.
During the year, we monitor the progress of the Corporate Strategy and activities, in particular:
the Council’s top tasks
efficiency and other performance measures
our financial performance
review our corporate and service risks and to check that risks are managed to reduce the impact and/or likelihood of the risk
Service and financial performance, and risks that might prevent us from achieving our priorities, are reported quarterly. Senior management and Cabinet use this information to understand how services are performing, where to direct our resources and address poor performance. For more details view the Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting agenda and minutes.
Review of the year
Each year we produce an annual report to keep you informed of our progress. The report includes information about:
Our achievements against our priorities
How we work with others
How we are taking things forward
Review of the year annual reports
We have been reviewed by a peer team from Local Government. The team spent three days onsite at Cotswold District Council. They have produced a report on their findings and offered feedback on how we can improve as a council.