Budgeting for clerks and finance staff

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

Topics include:

  • setting a budget and precept
  • Contingencies and reserves
  • how the council tax base affects the budget
  • Inflation
  • budget monitoring

By the end of this session you will:

  • Understand how and when to prepare a budget
  • Know how to approve and issue a precept
  • Be aware of the factors that affect a budget
  • Understand how to manage a budget

Earn

1 CPD Points

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

Fees

£30.00 per delegate for Member Councils

Non-member fee £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
  • Members with a budgeted income between £15,001 & £30,000 can send two for the price of one
  • Members with a budgeted income between £30,001 & £50,000 can send three for the price of two
  • Members with a budgeted income over £50,000 can send five for the price of four

Unfortunately the website cannot currently handle the free places, so if you qualify please email and we will amend any relevant invoices.

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 event.

Terms and Conditions of Registration

Please read

Full terms and conditions of registration

To attend this session

you will need

A suitable device for attending the session with a speaker, camera and microphone; laptops and tablets are ideal.

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.