Coverage from July 2016

Read our coverage from July 2016

​July 2016

CIPFA Annual Conference 2016: The CIPFA Annual Conference 2016, which was held in Manchester, focused on the transformation of public services through new and innovative approaches to financial management. Boasting a host of fascinating speakers such as Vince Cable, ex-shadow business secretary, Olivia Kirtley, president of the International Federation of Accountants and Tony Lloyd, then-interim mayor of Greater Manchester, attendees were truly inspired to embrace creative approached to public sector financial management. 
Public Sector Executive, Public Finance, Public Finance International, Public Finance

Investing in council housing: The impact on HRA business plans: CIPFA and the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) released a joint report, revealing that government policies have undermined a plan with the potential to build over 500,000 new homes over thirty years.
GuardianPublic Finance, Inside Housing, Housing Excellence, Local Government Executive

The commercial imperative: CIPFA released a joint report with Civica, revealing that the commercialisation of local government services in order to meet financial pressures is being held back by council leaders’ lack of experience.
Public Sector Executive, Public Technology, Tech City News, Government Computing, Local Gov, Public Finance

CIPFA enters into discussion with CIMA and ICAS: CIPFA entered into discussions with the Chartered Institute of Management Accounts (CIMA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS) to consider offering members routes to CIMA membership.
CCH Daily, PQ Magazine