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Purpose and Values

Our Mission and Purpose

To be the most effective and efficient point of contact through which our members can acquire data, intelligence and knowledge to support their investigations, protecting the public purse and safeguarding the community.

The quality of our products, professional services and legal compliance will be assured and provided by a team of trained and accredited officers.

To support members and gain their trust through communication, collaboration, innovation and continuous improvement.

Our Vision

To be a nationally recognised centre of excellence for the acquisition and sharing of data and intelligence for the public sector.

Our Values

  • Accountability – Putting Members First
    Listening and communicating with our members, ensuring transparency and building trust.
  • Professionalism and Integrity
    Showing the highest standards of occupational practice and behaviour. Operating to defined standards and targets. Valuing and treating all members with equality, dignity and respect.
  • Advocacy and Collaboration
    Working together to achieve the best outcomes for the membership on behalf of their communities through negotiations with business solution providers; working collaboratively with all stakeholders; through membership of national and regional working groups; in wider discussions with Central and Local Government.
  • Not-for-Profit
    To offer a value-for-money service driven by purpose rather than profit with membership fees and charges sufficient to cover operating costs only.
  • Agility and Continuous Improvement
    Actively seeking business improvement opportunities to enhance skills and develop the service offer to members. Responding positively and creatively to changing and emerging business needs. Demonstrating innovation and creativity in the delivery of projects, with a commitment to pursuing excellence in service provision.

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