Assessing our performance and improving the way we work

Monitoring our performance

Independent bodies audit and assess our performance. This section includes details of our previous external assessments and progress against our Council Plan.

Community planning and partnerships

Local organisations working together to improve the quality of life for local people. Local strategic partnerships, ‘Pride of Place’ strategy, South East Local Enterprise Partnership and more.

Compact – East Sussex Strategic Partnership

An agreement between statutory, voluntary and community organisations that promotes a co-ordinated approach to providing services.

Council Plan

The council plan sets out our ambitions and what we plan to achieve by 2020 under each of our four priority outcomes.

Equality and diversity

Ensuring equal opportunities for residents and employees.

Managing records and information

How our information is organised, easily retrievable and confidentially destroyed or archived when no longer needed.

East Sussex Councils’ “Open for Growth” Peer Challenge

Peer challenge is a tool that helps councils review their performance. An Open for Growth peer challenge looks at how councils are supporting their local economy and businesses.