The Cross Cutting Functions Board met on the 20th June and discussed the following isses:
- DH/Enabled Estates
- HR Workstream
The Summary Minute is below.
Summary Meeting Note
There were no comments on the previous minutes, and no matters arising.
2 Programme Overview
The Board discussed the main transition programme risks. “Readiness reviews” would be undertaken in the autumn for organisations taking on new functions. The Transition Director noted that the primary focus of the last six months of the Transition Programme would be around assurance for new bodies and handover from existing bodies. Revised programme governance arrangements for October onwards would be worked up during July.
The Integrated Assurance and Approvals Plan (IAAP) was also discussed.
3 DH / Enabled Estate
The SRO for DH Enabled Estate gave a verbal update on new system estate plans. Further work is being done in this area.
4 HR Workstream
The HR Transition Programme Director noted that the HR programme was at the point of moving from design phase to implementation, and that core people moves would take place between July and December this year. Discussion focused on timing of people moves, locations and other issues.
The SRO for Finance updated the Board on transition benefits and costs. There was also discussion around the resources that would be required for financial closedown of the current system, and the optimum way of delivering that. The Board also discussed the programme’s Business Case.
IPO Change Communications Manager reported that the first Transition Communications Leadership Forum – aimed at existing and new Arm’s Length Bodies (ALB)s – had been held in early June.
7 AOB & Next Meeting
The next meeting will be held on Thursday 12 July.