Organisational Change Team

Also known as: Audit, BEU, BIT, Business Effectiveness Unit, Business Planning (Internal), Corporate Plan, Data Quality, Internal Audit, JCAD, LAA, Local Area Agreement, National Fraud Initiative, NFI, Performance Management, Programme Management, Project Assurance, Project Management, Risk Management, Service Planning, Technical Finance, Value for Money, VFM

Service Description: The Business Improvement Team (previously the Business Effectiveness Unit) was formed in 2011 to bring together a number of corporate business management functions across the authority. The team brings leads on a range of disciplines and actively supports services in their application of Performance Management, Programme and Project Management, Risk Management, Value for Money, Business Planning and Data Quality.

In addition, the team provides reporting at a strategic level to Members and senior management in respect of the corporate priorities as set out in the Corporate Plan.

The management of the council's internal audit contract is also managed from the team.

The Business Intelligence Function, along with the Facts & Figures web page, has transferred to the Public Health team.