In a bid to reduce costs and duplication of effort, provide better value for money or a more robust service , many local authorities are considering entering – or have already entered – into joint working arrangements with other councils or the private sector.
ISO 55000, ISO 55001 and ISO 55002 are each part of the 2014 series of three international standards for best practice in asset management, drawing on but superseding the British Standards Institute’s specification for the optimised management of physical assets, PAS 55.
What is the new criminal offence of corporate manslaughter?
The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 came into force in April 2008. It provides a new criminal offence that is applicable to the public and private sectors. The offence created by the new Act applies to organisations rather than individuals but has serious implications for senior managers.