Finance for Councillors

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.

Please only book an evening session if you cannot attend a daytime event.

Event Event date Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Finance for Councillors Thu 28 Apr 2022 18:30 Thu 28 Apr 2022 20:00 Online Members £30 1

Registration is now closed

Finance for Councillors Wed 18 May 2022 18:30 Wed 18 May 2022 20:00 Online Members £30 1 4

Registration is now closed

Finance for Councillors Tue 24 May 2022 10:00 Tue 24 May 2022 11:30 Online Members £30 2 0

Event full.

Finance for Councillors Thu 23 Jun 2022 10:00 Thu 23 Jun 2022 11:30 Online Members £30 0 3
Finance for Councillors Tue 5 Jul 2022 10:00 Tue 5 Jul 2022 11:30 Online Members £30 0 3

Topics include:

• Roles and responsibilities
• setting a budget and precept
• Financial control
• The Annual Governance & Accountability Return
• Internal and external audit
• How VAT applies to local councils

By the end of the session you will:

• Understand the council's duties regarding financial management
• Be aware of relevant legislation and sources of guidance
• Be aware of how the council's accounts are prepared and audited
• Recognise the importance of internal controls
• Understand how VAT law applies to your council

Earn

1 CPD Point

Record of attendance at training events is required when applying for the Local Council Awards Scheme

Fees

£30 to Member Councils

Non members £60.00

Help with Delegate’s Fees

WALC will subsidise member councils

Help with Delegate’s Fees WALC will subsidise member councils

  • Members with a budgeted income up to £15,000 will get half price for all delegates

PLEASE ENSURE YOU HAVE THE AGREEMENT OF YOUR COUNCIL TO PAY THE COURSE FEE

Any delegate cancellations

must be received in writing 5 days before the event for a full refund of the fee. Substitute delegate(s) may be named at any time up to the event.

Terms and Conditions of Registration

Please read

Full terms and conditions of registration

Steve Parkinson

The Parkinson Partnership LLP

Steve is a former Town Clerk and an accountant with 30 years’ experience in public and voluntary sector finance. He now specialises in delivering training and advice on VAT and finance matters for the local council sector.

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