Finance Training

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These sessions are being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations, WALC personnel may not be present.

If you need to book more places on a date than are showing available, please contact us, or join the waiting list and we will endeavour to fit you in (does not apply if the course says 'full')

Introduction to VAT for local councils

This session, for clerks, finance staff and councillors who wish to develop their knowledge, explains how VAT affects local councils. Essential for any council contemplating major building projects.

Event date Tue 6 Apr 2021 10:00
Event Ends Tue 6 Apr 2021 11:30
Registered 1
Available places 0
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training

Event full.

Year-end Accounts & Audit

For officers who want to understand how to prepare their council’s Annual Governance & Accountability Return and comply with the requirements of the audit process.

This session introduces the Annual Return and the stages of the audit process, enabling you to complete all the relevant steps correctly.

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Wed 7 Apr 2021 10:00
Event Ends Wed 7 Apr 2021 11:30
Registered 2
Available places 3
Registration closes Mon 5 Apr 2021 8:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training

Registration is now closed

Year-end Accounts & Audit

For officers who want to understand how to prepare their council’s Annual Governance & Accountability Return and comply with the requirements of the audit process.

This session introduces the Annual Return and the stages of the audit process, enabling you to complete all the relevant steps correctly.

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Thu 8 Apr 2021 10:00
Event Ends Thu 8 Apr 2021 11:30
Registered 2
Available places 0
Registration closes Wed 7 Apr 2021 10:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training

Event full.

Year-end Accounts & Audit

For officers who want to understand how to prepare their council’s Annual Governance & Accountability Return and comply with the requirements of the audit process.

This session introduces the Annual Return and the stages of the audit process, enabling you to complete all the relevant steps correctly.

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Tue 20 Apr 2021 10:00
Event Ends Tue 20 Apr 2021 11:30
Registered 3
Available places 2
Registration closes Mon 19 Apr 2021 10:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training

Registration is now closed

Introduction to VAT for local councils

This session, for clerks, finance staff and councillors who wish to develop their knowledge, explains how VAT affects local councils. Essential for any council contemplating major building projects.

Event date Tue 25 May 2021 10:00
Event Ends Tue 25 May 2021 11:30
Registered 8
Available places 2
Registration closes Thu 20 May 2021 8:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training

Registration is now closed

Scribe: Free Live Training Class

"How To Conquer Town & Parish Council Accounting and Stop Worrying"

During this Live Training Class you’ll discover:

  • How parish & town council accounting rules work.
  • Super easy procedures to make sure your books balance.
  • How VAT returns work and what scheme you should be using.
Event date Thu 17 Jun 2021 10:30
Registered 0
Registration closes Thu 17 Jun 2021 8:00
Notes Free to Member Councils
Speaker Scribe
Location WALC Zoom Room
Event Categories External Events, Finance Training

Registration is now closed

Internal Controls

This session give councillors and clerks an understanding of the need for internal controls and how they work, with practical examples and case studies.

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Wed 14 Jul 2021 10:00
Event Ends Wed 14 Jul 2021 11:30
Registered 2
Available places 0
Registration closes Mon 12 Jul 2021 8:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training

Event full.

Finance for Councillors

This session is for councillors only and is designed to give them a greater understanding of their duties with regard to the council’s finances. This session is for councillors who work during the day. 

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Wed 14 Jul 2021 18:30
Event Ends Wed 14 Jul 2021 20:00
Registered 11
Available places 0
Registration closes Tue 13 Jul 2021 8:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training

Event full.

Internal Controls

This session give councillors and clerks an understanding of the need for internal controls and how they work, with practical examples and case studies.

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Tue 20 Jul 2021 10:00
Event Ends Tue 20 Jul 2021 11:30
Registered 4
Available places 0
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training

Event full.

Finance for Councillors

This session is for councillors only and is designed to give them a greater understanding of their duties with regard to the council’s finances. This session is for councillors who work during the day. 

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Tue 20 Jul 2021 18:30
Event Ends Tue 20 Jul 2021 20:00
Registered 7
Available places 0
Registration closes Mon 19 Jul 2021 8:45
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training

Event full.

Internal Controls

This session give councillors and clerks an understanding of the need for internal controls and how they work, with practical examples and case studies.

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Thu 9 Sep 2021 10:00
Event Ends Thu 9 Sep 2021 11:30
Registered 2
Available places 0
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training

Event full.

Finance for Councillors

This session is for councillors only and is designed to give them a greater understanding of their duties with regard to the council’s finances. This session is for councillors who work during the day. 

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Mon 20 Sep 2021 18:30
Event Ends Mon 20 Sep 2021 20:00
Registered 2
Available places 0
Registration closes Fri 17 Sep 2021 8:45
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training

Event full.

Finance for Councillors

This session is for councillors only and is designed to give them a greater understanding of their duties with regard to the council’s finances. This session is for councillors who work during the day. 

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Wed 29 Sep 2021 10:00
Event Ends Wed 29 Sep 2021 11:30
Registered 3
Available places 0
Registration closes Tue 21 Sep 2021 8:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training

Event full.

Budgeting for clerks and finance staff

This session is aimed at officers of parish & town councils, who are involved in preparing and monitoring budgets.

Event date Tue 5 Oct 2021 10:00
Event Ends Tue 5 Oct 2021 11:30
Registered 1
Available places 0
Registration closes Fri 1 Oct 2021 8:00
Notes £30 to Members
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training

Event full.

Budgeting for clerks and finance staff

This session is aimed at officers of parish & town councils, who are involved in preparing and monitoring budgets.

Event date Thu 18 Nov 2021 10:00
Event Ends Thu 18 Nov 2021 11:30
Registered 4
Available places 4
Registration closes Wed 17 Nov 2021 10:00
Notes £30 to Members
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training

Registration is now closed

The role of Internal Audit

For councillors and officers that want to understand the role of the internal auditor and how to appoint one. (Please note, this is NOT a training session for people who want to undertake internal audits)

This session explains the role of the internal auditor in providing assurance to the council that it has sound financial controls.

Event date Thu 25 Nov 2021 18:30
Event Ends Thu 25 Nov 2021 20:00
Registered 1
Available places 3
Registration closes Thu 25 Nov 2021 8:00
Notes £30 to Members
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Zoom
Event Categories Finance Training

Registration is now closed

Budgeting for clerks and finance staff

This session is aimed at officers of parish & town councils, who are involved in preparing and monitoring budgets.

Event date Tue 30 Nov 2021 10:00
Event Ends Tue 30 Nov 2021 11:30
Registered 2
Available places 2
Registration closes Mon 29 Nov 2021 8:00
Notes £30 to Members
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training
Introduction to VAT for local councils

This session, for clerks, finance staff and councillors who wish to develop their knowledge, explains how VAT affects local councils. Essential for any council contemplating major building projects.

Event date Tue 7 Dec 2021 10:00
Event Ends Tue 7 Dec 2021 11:30
Registered 2
Available places 3
Registration closes Thu 2 Dec 2021 8:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training
The role of Internal Audit

For councillors and officers that want to understand the role of the internal auditor and how to appoint one. (Please note, this is NOT a training session for people who want to undertake internal audits)

This session explains the role of the internal auditor in providing assurance to the council that it has sound financial controls.

Event date Tue 14 Dec 2021 10:00
Event Ends Tue 14 Dec 2021 11:30
Registered 1
Available places 2
Registration closes Mon 13 Dec 2021 9:00
Notes £30 to Members
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Zoom
Event Categories Finance Training
Finance for Councillors

This session is for councillors only and is designed to give them a greater understanding of their duties with regard to the council’s finances. This session is for councillors who work during the day. 

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Wed 15 Dec 2021 10:00
Event Ends Wed 15 Dec 2021 11:30
Registered 0
Available places 5
Registration closes Mon 13 Dec 2021 8:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training
Internal Controls

This session give councillors and clerks an understanding of the need for internal controls and how they work, with practical examples and case studies.

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Thu 13 Jan 2022 10:00
Event Ends Thu 13 Jan 2022 11:30
Registered 3
Available places 2
Registration closes Wed 12 Jan 2022 8:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training
The role of Internal Audit

For councillors and officers that want to understand the role of the internal auditor and how to appoint one. (Please note, this is NOT a training session for people who want to undertake internal audits)

This session explains the role of the internal auditor in providing assurance to the council that it has sound financial controls.

Event date Tue 18 Jan 2022 10:00
Event Ends Tue 18 Jan 2022 11:30
Registered 2
Available places 2
Registration closes Mon 17 Jan 2022 9:00
Notes £30 to Members
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Zoom
Event Categories Finance Training
Finance for Councillors

This session is for councillors only and is designed to give them a greater understanding of their duties with regard to the council’s finances. This session is for councillors who work during the day. 

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Wed 19 Jan 2022 10:00
Event Ends Wed 19 Jan 2022 11:30
Registered 0
Available places 5
Registration closes Wed 19 Jan 2022 8:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training
Year-end Accounts & Audit

For officers who want to understand how to prepare their council’s Annual Governance & Accountability Return and comply with the requirements of the audit process.

This session introduces the Annual Return and the stages of the audit process, enabling you to complete all the relevant steps correctly.

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Wed 26 Jan 2022 10:00
Event Ends Wed 26 Jan 2022 11:30
Registered 1
Available places 4
Registration closes Tue 25 Jan 2022 10:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training
Introduction to VAT for local councils

This session, for clerks, finance staff and councillors who wish to develop their knowledge, explains how VAT affects local councils. Essential for any council contemplating major building projects.

Event date Thu 27 Jan 2022 10:00
Event Ends Thu 27 Jan 2022 11:30
Registered 0
Available places 4
Registration closes Wed 26 Jan 2022 8:30
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training
Year-end Accounts & Audit

For officers who want to understand how to prepare their council’s Annual Governance & Accountability Return and comply with the requirements of the audit process.

This session introduces the Annual Return and the stages of the audit process, enabling you to complete all the relevant steps correctly.

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Tue 1 Feb 2022 10:00
Event Ends Tue 1 Feb 2022 11:30
Registered 0
Available places 5
Registration closes Mon 31 Jan 2022 10:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training
Year-end Accounts & Audit

For officers who want to understand how to prepare their council’s Annual Governance & Accountability Return and comply with the requirements of the audit process.

This session introduces the Annual Return and the stages of the audit process, enabling you to complete all the relevant steps correctly.

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Wed 2 Feb 2022 10:00
Event Ends Wed 2 Feb 2022 11:30
Registered 0
Available places 5
Registration closes Mon 31 Jan 2022 10:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training
Year-end Accounts & Audit

For officers who want to understand how to prepare their council’s Annual Governance & Accountability Return and comply with the requirements of the audit process.

This session introduces the Annual Return and the stages of the audit process, enabling you to complete all the relevant steps correctly.

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Thu 3 Feb 2022 10:00
Event Ends Thu 3 Feb 2022 11:30
Registered 0
Available places 5
Registration closes Mon 31 Jan 2022 10:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training
Year-end Accounts & Audit

For officers who want to understand how to prepare their council’s Annual Governance & Accountability Return and comply with the requirements of the audit process.

This session introduces the Annual Return and the stages of the audit process, enabling you to complete all the relevant steps correctly.

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Tue 8 Feb 2022 10:00
Event Ends Tue 8 Feb 2022 11:30
Registered 0
Available places 5
Registration closes Thu 3 Feb 2022 10:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training
Internal Controls

This session give councillors and clerks an understanding of the need for internal controls and how they work, with practical examples and case studies.

This session is being run by The Parkinson Partnership LLP.  There will be Members in attendance from other Associations. WALC personnel may not be present.

Event date Wed 9 Feb 2022 10:00
Event Ends Wed 9 Feb 2022 11:30
Registered 1
Available places 3
Registration closes Tue 8 Feb 2022 8:00
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training
Introduction to VAT for local councils

This session, for clerks, finance staff and councillors who wish to develop their knowledge, explains how VAT affects local councils. Essential for any council contemplating major building projects.

Event date Tue 15 Feb 2022 10:00
Event Ends Tue 15 Feb 2022 11:30
Registered 1
Available places 4
Registration closes Mon 14 Feb 2022 8:30
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker Steve Parkinson
Location Online
Event Categories Finance Training