Our Business Plan sets out our vision and strategic goals and outlines how we will deliver services for children, young people and families in Worcestershire.
Our audited financial statements outlines the financial performance of the company for the period ended 31 March 2020
Gender Pay Gap Report
Under The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017, we are required to publish Gender Pay Gap data annually.
Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement 2021
This statement sets out the steps that Worcestershire Children First has taken to prevent modern slavery in its supply chains and own business.
Our Board meets on a monthly basis to shape and steer the direction of the Company along with monitoring and challenging performance and finances. Our quarterly board meetings are held in public this will also include our Annual General Meeting.
Board meeting dates for 2021
• Tuesday 30 November
Governance and Democratic Scrutiny
The way in which we work with the Council is an opportunity to continue improving scrutiny and democratic reporting arrangements, including ensuring the right information is provided to the right people, without duplicating effort (for example multiple documents or reports for similar purposes).
Democratic (and public) reporting arrangements
|Governance Group||Purpose||Reporting Requirements||Approvals||Reporting Cycle|
|Cabinet||Providing oversight and scrutiny on Company performance. It will hold the Company to account for delivery of strategic outcomes and overall financial performance.||Business Plan Performance||Business Plan Policy Decisions Reserved Matters||Annual for Business Plan and as required for Policy and Reserved Matters|
|Full Council||Approval of the budget||Company Budget Approval||Company Budget||Annual|
|Children and Families Scrutiny Panel||Forum in which elected members can scrutinise the Company and seek assurance over progress and any issues that arise||Oversight||Not applicable||Quarterly or as required|
|Corporate Parenting Board||Provides leadership and a governance structure for corporate parenting in order to drive forward the outcomes for looked after children and care leavers||Oversight||Not applicable||Every two months or as required|
Access agendas and minutes:
Worcestershire County Council: Cabinet (opens in a new window)
Worcestershire County Council: Council (opens in a new window)
Worcestershire County Council: Children and Families Overview and Scrutiny Panel (opens in a new window)
Worcestershire County Council: Corporate Parenting Board (opens in a new window)