Fire and Rescue Authorities considers the organisation of the fire and rescue service in the UK and the arrangements for internal and external audit, and identifies emerging themes and current issues. This section has been reviewed and updated to reflect policy and legislative developments.
Tree Root Subsidence Claims details the claims process related to subsidence damage caused by tree roots. It also provides sources of further information and a list of subsidence related court cases. This section has been updated to cover the types of movement that can occur in buildings and the processes for determining and investigating structural movement.
x test stream
X Stream is a new section aimed at staff employed in any procurement function, senior managers, elected members and trustees. It advocates an integrated approach to procurement risk management, recognising that the specific skills and competencies of risk management and procurement professionals are more likely to add value to the overall risk management process when applied in combination.
Light Rail examines the role of light rail (tramways) in local public transport and its position in relation to other methods of passenger transport. It provides an overview of UK tramway networks, covering existing schemes and recent developments, including tram-trains.
ICT and Business Transformation
ICT Strategy is written for non-IT specialists and explains the role and content of an ICT strategy. It has been updated in light of the GDPR.