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2015/16 Cash Flow Statement Toolkit for Practitioners in Local Authorities


This accountancy toolkit will help you produce an accurate cash flow statement that is compliant with IFRS standards and dramatically reduces the time and resources needed to produce the statement.

The cashflow accounting toolkit has been refreshed for 2015/2016 and is ideal for all accountants working in local authorities in the UK.

2015/16 Pro Forma Accounts Toolkit

XLS - Annual Update

This toolkit will help to produce year-end financial statements and notes, accurately and on time, using our pro forma toolkit.

Updates and refreshed for 2015/2016 accounts closedown, the toolkit includes a complete set of statements and notes which are fully linked to ensure most of the calculation and repetition is completed automatically. This avoids the re-keying of data which is where common errors can occur.

CIPFA academies benchmarking profiles 2015


Our benchmarking profiles use the very latest financial and performance data collected by the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and the Department for Education (DfE), presenting it in simple and easy-to-read charts that collectively build up a detailed view of how your academy compares to others.

Service Reporting Code of Practice for Local Authorities

Binder/Presentation Box

This is a replacement binder/presentation box set for the update pack for the Service Reporting Code of Practice for Local Authorities (SeRCOP).

Service Reporting Code of Practice for Local Authorities 2016/17


Available now to order – publication date December 2015.
The Service Reporting Code of Practice for Local Authorities (SeRCOP) is prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting in the United Kingdom. SeRCOP applies to all local authority services throughout the UK from 1 April 2016 for the preparation of 2016/17 budgets, performance indicators and statements of accounts.