To consider the attached report of the Head of Risk
The Council’s Risk Manager presented to Members a report which summarised the Risk Management work undertaken during the 2019/2020 year. The report highlighted the significant progress made to improve the risk register system and provided updated guidance on methods to record and manage Service risks effectively.
It was reported that the Leadership team had maintained regular reviews of the risks to the overarching Council objectives recorded under the ‘Corporate Risk Register’. Guidance had been provided throughout the year to assist the enhancement of risk management processes associated with the integration of health and social care services under the Rochdale Locality Plan.
The Committee was informed that the Insurance team during 2019/2020 had successfully handled incoming claims and the placement of the Council’s insurance programme cost-effectively. The Annual Report outlined how the team had managed to achieve a total cost-mitigation on settled claims for the year of £2,194,634.64.
That the Risk Management Annual Report 2019/2020 be noted.