Internal Controls

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
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Topics include:

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Financial risks
  • Purpose of internal controls
  • Case studies
  • Examples of controls
  • Review of internal controls

By the end of this session you will:

  • Understand the council's and RFO's duties regarding internal control
  • Be aware of the purpose of internal controls
  • Be able to identify examples of internal controls
  • Know when to review internal controls

This is an interactive session

you will need a device with a reasonable screen size such as a PC, laptop or tablet to be able to participate fully.


1 CPD Points

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


£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.



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.