Counting the beans
AUDIT

Counting the beans

By Guy Clifton | 24 July 2024

Guy Clifton looks at the lessons from nearly 100 recent auditor’s annual reports and highlights the five main areas where councils are experiencing increased challenges

GOVERNANCE

We may be entering a new culture of candour

By Heather Jameson | 24 July 2024

The Hillsborough Bill is legislation that should never have been needed, but the change in tone s...

KING'S SPEECH

King's Speech: OBR handed beefed-up scrutiny role

By Ann McGauran | 17 July 2024

The Government has put fiscal stability in the form of a Budget Responsibility Bill at the heart ...

AUDIT

Rise in sustainability and governance weaknesses

By Martin Ford | 12 July 2024

Weaknesses in councils’ financial sustainability and governance are increasing, according to evid...

LOCAL AUDIT

Beyond local audit's backlog

By Neil Harris | 10 July 2024

A new government brings an opportunity to implement longer-term reforms to local audit and help s...

PROCUREMENT

Time for a Duty of Public Value

By Mo Baines | 09 July 2024

An expansive ‘Duty of Public Value', as opposed to Best Value would allow decisions to be made th...

GENERAL ELECTION

Managing the art of the possible

By Rob Whiteman CBE | 08 July 2024

Despite the urgent issues in local government that need addressing by the new Government, the rea...

HEALTH

Time for a health reboot

By Aidan Rave | 02 July 2024

NHS and local government leaders could use the new parliamentary session to reset their relations...

COUNCILLORS

CIPFA calls for governance overhaul

By Martin Ford | 25 June 2024

A ‘transformative overhaul of governance’ has been called for by the Chartered Institute of Publi...

WHITEHALL

Turn and face the changes

By Mel Stevens | 18 June 2024

As we head for a General Election, it’s a good time to reflect on what a new government will need...

FINANCE

New approach to Council Climate Action Scorecards is launched

By Annie Pickering | 29 May 2024

Annie Pickering explains what’s changed in the updated Council Climate Action Scorecards methodol...

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