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All You Want to Know about Local Government Finance 2019

Seminar

May 2019

Local Government is going through a period of significant change. There has been a significant and ongoing reduction in funding for local government since 2010 and this is requiring a fundamental redesign of how authorities are organised, and services are delivered. The coalition government passed the Localism Act that promoted local decision making and abolished most ring-fenced grants. The localisation of business rates is ongoing and revenue support grant is being phased out. There is uncertainty about local government finance moving forward because of the Fair Funding Review and ‘Brexit’.

In the current climate of financial challenges and uncertainty, a working knowledge of local authority finance will put you and your colleagues in a position of advantage.

This seminar is a useful introduction and overview of this important subject and covers revenue and capital finance, the changes that the government is making and how local authorities can respond to this challenging agenda.

Whether you are in a London Borough, Metropolitan, Unitary, County or District Council or otherwise involved in local government; whether you are an Elected Member, Non-Financial Manager, or even a member of the Finance Team, you could benefit from our seminar at which you will learn: “All You Want to Know About Local Government Finance”

The session will address the following questions:

  • How do Local Government Finances work?
  • How does Local Government fund its Capital Programmes?
  • What are the Implications of the Government’s reforms?
  • What are the Financial Opportunities and Threats for Local Government?

The session is accompanied by a very useful 100-page book that is designed for reference after the session entitled: “All You Want to Know About Local Government Finance 2019”

The cost of this seminar in London is £260 plus VAT making a total of £312. However, there is a £20 discount for people who book a month or more in advance making the cost £240 plus VAT making a total of £288.

The cost of this seminar in Leeds is £210 plus VAT making a total of £252. However, there is a £20 discount for people who book a month or more in advance making the cost £190 plus VAT making a total of £228.

Venues and Dates:

  • London: Novotel Hotel, Waterloo – 14th May 2019
  • North: Novotel Hotel, Leeds – 21st May 2019

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More Information about Local Authority Finance

For more information about in-house training in local government finance, please click HERE

For more information about management consulting advice and assistance for local government, please click HERE

For more information about Local Government Association Peer Reviews, please click HERE

To download our 'Public Services News' newsletter, please click HERE

To download briefing papers on local authority finance, please click HERE
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