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This report provides an update on progress of the Operation Support Project, which was established to provide a combined Protective Equipment Group (PEG) and Brigade Distribution Centre (BDC) facility.
This report provides an overview of all of the Brigade's children and youth engagement and intervention schemes in 2017/18 with all the key outcomes, outputs, sucesses, issues and lessons learnt.
The Rapid Intervention Sets (RIS) on frontline appliances are coming to the end of their serviceable life and care and are due for renewal. This report to the Commissioner outlines the process that has been undertaken to identify the most apppropriate replacement equitpment and seeks permission to place orders and drawn down on the funding previously agreed by the LFEPA Resources Committee
This paper presents a new information and technology strategy for the Brigade – LFB in a digital world – covering the three year period 2019 to 2021. The strategy presents a high level view of the strategic information technology and information management priorities for the Brigade. A vision of the way ahead for the use of digital technologies is illustrated in appendix A through a series of ‘personas’, with top information and technology priorities over the life of the strategy in appendix B.
In April 2017, the intermediaries legislation, known as IR35, was revised by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to include specific rules for off-payroll working in the public sector. This report proposes a new policy, which includes a compliance framework and guidance, to support the Brigade achieve compliance with the IR35 provisions in relation to awarding contracts for services to third parties.
This report is submitted in accordance with Financial Regulation 22 which requires that the statutory finance officer (Director of Corporate Services) submit a mid-year monitoring report on the activities of the London Fire Commissioner’s (LFC) treasury management operation to the Commissioner’s Board.
Her Majesty of the Queen was petitioned and has now granted Royal Licence to the transfer of London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority's Arms to the London Fire Commissioner. This report recommends the London Fire Commissioner notes the granting by Her Majesty of the Royal Licence and approves the adoption by the London Fire Commissioner of a new corporate seal bearing the Arms.
This report highlights the immediate skills gap faced by the Brigade's specialist fire safety teams, in an unprecedented time of demand combined with the lack of available qualified and competent staff nationally, both in the public and private sector.
The draft London Safety Plan (2017) proposed to move the second pumping appliance from Kingston Fire Station to New Malden Fire Station. In response to the consultation and Improving local performance of the second appliance average attendance time, the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority decided to delay that decision and to review the position in a year.
LFB have been delivering dedicated community safety activities for nearly 20 years. there is a wide variety of evidence which supports the effectiveness of the fire service in reducing fire and wider community risks through community safety activites, projects, messages and initiatives.
This report summarises the work carried out under the Internal Audit Shared Service Agreement by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC)’s Directorate of Audit, Risk and Assurance in the second quarter of 2018/19. It provides an assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control framework within the Brigade.
This is the Health and Safety update and monitoring report for the 12 month period ending September 2018 (Q2 2018/19), which also includes Q1 and Q2 specific commentary. This report covers performance against a number of key health and safety indicators and measures.