Decision details

Changing the Workplace - Completion of Phase 1

Reference: D48161

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Further to Minute No. 173, 20th April 2016, the Director of Resources and Housing and the Director of City Development submitted a joint report on the completion of Phase 1 of the ‘Changing the Workplace’ programme. Also, the report provided an updated savings estimate from Phase 1.


Members welcomed the achievements of the initiative to date and the proposal to continue the project in order to realise further asset efficiencies, where appropriate.



(a)  That the successful delivery of Phase 1 of the ‘Changing the Workplace’ programme, be noted;


(b)  That it be noted that Phase 1 of the ‘Changing the Workplace’ programme is now complete and that the 2016 refresh of the 2012 Phase 1 business case now indicates total Net Present Value savings of £27m;


(c)  That a further Capital Programme saving of £9m, be noted;


(d)  That the continued transition of staff onto ‘Changing the Workplace’ principles be supported, with the scoping of a further phase of the programme to realise further asset efficiencies also being supported.

Publication date: 26/11/2018

Date of decision: 21/11/2018

Decided at meeting: 21/11/2018 - Executive Board

Effective from: 01/12/2018

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