The Office is currently developing its Statement of Strategy for the period 2022-2024. We are keen to obtain your views on a range of issues and have opened a public consultation process on the development of our Statement of Strategy.
We are keen to obtain your views on a range of issues and have opened a public consultation process on the development of our Statement of Strategy.
The key strategic objectives for our office are set out in our Strategic Plan. The plan is updated every three years.Strategy Plan 2019 - 2021 (PDF)
Corporate governance is the systems, principles and processes by which organisations are controlled.
The principles of corporate governance are based on managing the organisation with:
Good governance assists with efficient and effective management.Corporate Governance Framework (PDF)
The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 provides safeguards for workers who raise legitimate concerns regarding actual or potential wrongdoing in the workplace. The Office has developed procedures in line with the 2014 Act, which have been approved by the Management Team. The procedures detail:
The Office recognises the importance of ensuring that staff feel supported in the workplace. The process supports the Office’s commitment to ensuring that the culture and working environment encourages and facilitates staff in ‘speaking up’ on any issue that impinges on the Office’s ability to carry out its responsibilities.
Section 22 of the 2014 Act requires every public body to prepare and publish an annual report in relation to protected disclosures received under the provisions of that Act. The table below indicates the position:
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