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Salford Key Association Board 23 rd October 2009 Salford Retreat Errand Bunch Marker Dashboard

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  1. Salford Strategic Partnership Board23rd October 2009Salford Recession Task GroupIndicator Dashboard September 2009

  2. Salford Recession Task Group • Formed to combat & mitigate the impact of the Recession on people, businesses and visitors to Salford. • Chaired by the Leader of the Council and attended by key partners. • Meets monthly. • Recession Indicator Dashboard – Resident, Business, Place. • Recession Partners Priorities Plan

  3. Recession Indicator DashboardResident monitor September 2009

  4. Salford JSA claimant rates: Aug 2009 Salford GM NW UK

  5. Salford JSA: Flows In and Flows Off

  6. Notified Redundancies Aug 2009: 280Notified Redundancies Q1 2009: 489

  7. Citizens’ Advice Bureau cases in Salford

  8. Homeless Presentations / Acceptances

  9. Recession Impact Monitoring to 31.08.09

  10. Arrears and Repossessions – Spatial Mapping

  11. Arrears and Repossessions – Spatial Mapping

  12. Recession Indicator DashboardBusiness monitor September 2009

  13. Trading Conditions • 37% of Salford firms are above average risk whilst GM has 33% and NW has 28% (BLNW 10.09.09) • Commercial property deals took an average of 211 days in quarter 1, compared to 242 in previous quarter • Gap between asking and achieved price was 11% in quarter 1 compared to 4% in previous quarter • Main business support enquiries concern access to finance and training • Still difficult to raise finance through the banks – cash flow is still a major issue

  14. Demand for business support services

  15. Commercial Delphi Risk Score Number of employees

  16. Recession Indicator DashboardPlace monitor September 2009

  17. Serious acquisitive crime Aug 08 – Aug 09

  18. Average house sales prices

  19. Total number of house sales

  20. Residential void rates

  21. And so…our response has developed… Cabinet Credit Salford Salford Strategic Partnership Recession Task Group Audit Commission Crime & Disorder Reduction Partnership

  22. Response – Partners Priorities Plan • Developed by the Salford Recession Task Group. • Range of actions designed to mitigate the impact of the Recession. • Monitored monthly via the Recession Task Group • Includes newly developed Recession web pages: www.salford.gov.uk/living/advice/recession

  23. Getting and keeping a job Supporting new and existing businesses Maintaining income and managing debt Deliver local support to reduce impact of economic downturn Develop and deliver working neighbourhood teams Integrate worklessness/ 14-19 agendas Reduce re-offending and assist the rehabilitation of offenders Improve job opportunities for care leavers Maximise the take-up of educational maintenance allowance Expand pathways to employment programme to support worklessness Deliver prompt payment to suppliers Deliver business start up support Deliver support for existing businesses Encourage local economic benefit Promote Salford’s commercial premises Tackle businesses dealing in counterfeit products Develop tourism in Salford to support local businesses Support businesses by tackling crimes that impact on them Deliver fast-track benefit claims service Design flexible debt recovery procedures Promote affordable credit and combat illegal money lending Develop the financial inclusion agenda Promote affordable warmth Develop and implement child poverty strategy Deliver quality income/ debt advice to employees Getting and keeping a home Knowing where to turn – publicity about resources of help Making the most of public resources Deliver Salford Housing Options Point – SHOP Tackle increasing homelessness Deliver effective housing applications process Develop plans for delivery of a Council managed mortgage scheme Protect people’s homes Disrupt and prevent acquisitive crime that affects people’s homes. Address the increased risk of domestic abuse, associated homelessness and economic impact on families Launch tackling recession website and helpline Promote sources of recession help Target financial support/ advice Enhance access to benefits advice and income maximisation Enhance access to debt advice Deliver the Council as an exemplar employer Develop the local employment benefit of Mediacity:UK Integrate community safety with other activity in areas that recession has hit hardest Promote take-up of free school meals Develop the horticultural academy

  24. So that we… ‘…do create a robust, growing and dynamic City economy that plays a leading role at the heart of Greater Manchester and meets the needs and aspirations of Salford people’ Salford Economic Development Plan

  25. So that we… ‘…do create a robust, growing and dynamic City economy that plays a leading role at the heart of Greater Manchester and meets the needs and aspirations of Salford people’ Salford Economic Development Plan

  26. So…the Council and its Partners are doing a lot… • What does the Recession feel like for you in Salford? • Are we taking the right approach? • What more can we do? • What could you bring to the table?