Transparency for small councils <£25k

Transparency for small councils <£25k

For officers and councillors that want to understand how to comply with the requirements of the transparency code for and the Freedom of Information Act.

This session introduces the concepts of transparency and the publication of information, showing how it links to and overlaps audit requirements.

Event Event date Event Ends Location Notes Registered Available places Register
Transparency for small councils <£25k Tue 3 May 2022 10:00 Tue 3 May 2022 11:30 Online Members £30 0

Registration is now closed

Topics include:

• Transparency for councils under £25,000
• Audit exemption for councils under £25,000
• Publication schemes
• The public’s rights
• The Annual Return

By the end of this session you will:

• Understand how to comply with transparency requirements
• Recognise the benefits of publishing information
• Be aware of relevant legislation and sources of guidance
• Be able to identify what your council should publish and when

Earn

1 CPD Points

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

Fees

£30 to Members

Non-member fee £60.00

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

Cancellations

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 even

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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