To consider a report of the Director of Culture, Communities and Business Services seeking approval of the 2018/19 Annual Report and Accounts.
To consider a report of the Director of Culture, Communities and Business Services providing a summary of the financial and business performance of the Business Services Group.
The Panel considered a report of the Director of Culture, Communities and Business Services regarding the annual report and accounts for 2018/19 for the Business Services Group (Item 10 in the Minute Book).
Members were made aware that despite trading pressures, the three self-funding business units ((HC3S, HTM and County Supplies) continued to perform well against their competitors in the local area, with HC3S receiving several accreditations and awards for the quality and sustainable sourcing of its meals.
A number of questions were answered including:
· The reasons for the reduction in the take up of school meals and
· The promotion of pooled vehicles for staff
That the Panel make the following recommendation to the Executive Member for Commercial Strategy, Human Resources and Performance that:
The 2018/19 annual report and accounts for the Business Services Group be approved.