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This paper presents the London Fire Brigade’s (LFB) performance as at the end of Q1 2018/19 (data to the end of 30 June 2018). This report covers performance against budgets, key indicators, risks and projects.
Commissioner’s Board considered a report on this issue at its meeting on 30 January 2019 (LFC-0125) and agreed a set of recommendations for trade union consultation. Fire and Resilience Board considered a similar report at its meeting on 12 February 2019 (FRB-0030), although by that time it was known that the initial proposals for consultation would need to be amended to bring them in line with the Mayor's Enviromental policy framework.
The current London Safety Plan (2017) was approved by the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority on 30 March 2017 (FEP2723).
ln 2017, Assistant Commissioner Andy Roe and Tracey Dennison, interim Head of Human Resources Management, undertook a review of people-related services in the Brigade, leading to the creation of a People Services department for the Brigade, which would be headed up by a new Assistant Director,
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 sale of Southwark Training Centre, expected to complete in September 2018, will result in the reduction of car parking spaces for LFC officers based at Union Street. The London Fire Commissioner gives approval to negotiate and execute a new lease agreement for when the current lease expires in 2020.
The CIPFA Prudential Code 2017 sets out a new requirement for Local Authorities to produce a Capital Strategy. to form part of an authority's integrated revenue, capital and balance sheet planning.
LFC-0071 seeks approval to accept a tender for the management and storage of Brigade records.
This report updates the London Fire Commissioner sponsorshop policy, combining it for the first time with a revised version of the organisations code of practice on sponsorship and including a new checklist for London Fire Brigade staff to use when considering sponsorship opportunities.
The Brigade has completed a tender exercise (under a Crown Commercial Services framework) and is ready to put in place a call off contract for the supply of a range of software licences and software from different manufacturers; this report seeks a decision to accept the tender and give a delegated authority to the Chief Information Officer to make software purchases/renewals under the contract.
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 seeks to enable applicants for trainee firefighter positions to demonstrate the required competence in English and Maths by means of GCSE examinations passes or certified achievement of Functional Skills level 2 in these subjects. Where such evidence is not available, candidates will continue to be required to pass the Brigade’s ability tests in English and Maths.