Essential upgrade to improve payment system. From 1pm on Wednesday 24 September we will be unable to take card payments on the website, over the phone (including the automated payment line) and at our Customer Service Centres. We hope this work will be complete by Thursday 25 September. Find out more about this essential upgrade.
84. Economic Development, Transport and Planning
Create a more integrated staffing structure to generate savings without undermining the delivery of the Local Development Framework (LDF), City Deal and Working City programme. Significant savings will be secured in our partnership arrangements including Science City and Newcastle Gateshead Initiative (NGI). We will raise additional income through planning fees.
|Pre consultation (pdf, 156Kb)||Post consultation (pdf, 179Kb)||Revised January 2014 (1) (pdf, 175Kb)
Revised January 2014 (2) (pdf, 119Kb)
|Revised February 2014 (1) (pdf, 410Kb)
Revised February 2014 (2) (pdf, 285Kb)
Our apprenticeship programme will respond to reduced opportunities within the council itself, by making a significant shift towards supporting apprenticeships by partner organisations developing the Apprenticeship Plus programme which we began last year. Savings will be generated as a result of reducing the unit costs of apprenticeships and greater support from other income sources, without undermining the council's overall commitment.
|Pre consultation (pdf, 123Kb)||Post consultation (pdf, 145Kb)||Revised January 2014 (pdf, 92Kb)||Revised February 2014 (pdf, 262Kb)|