June 2016

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June 2016

EU Referendum result: On 24 June 2016, the results of the EU Referendum revealed that Britain had voted to leave the EU. CIPFA commented on how this historic decision would affect the public sector. 
Guardian, Health Service JournalNational Health Executive, Local Government ChroniclePublic Finance

"Unsustainable" targets in the NHS: In a letter sent to NHS finance directors, CIPFA's chief executive, Rob Whiteman, expressed concerns that NHS finance directors are being pressured into agreeing with "fundamentally unsustainable" financial targets.
Health Service Journal 

Fighting fraud and corruption locally: Head of CIPFA counter fraud centre, Rachael Tiffen, discussed the new Fighting Fraud Locally strategy.
Public Sector Executive  

The EU Referendum: In the build up to the historic EU referendum, CIPFA was a leading voice for the public sector, drawing attention to how the public finances would cope, if faced with Brexit. 
Guardian, Public Finance

Whole of Government Accounts: The government published the Whole of Government Accounts. CIPFA was keen to draw attention to the importance of the accounts as a vital tool in assessing the UK's finances. 
Civil Service World, The MJ, Civil Service World