Effective corporate governance resides at the heart of the Government's agenda to continually modernise and improve public services. CIPFA’s expertise and extensive range of services help practitioners promote good conduct and high ethical standards in their organisations.

CIPFA warns on impact of DIP reforms

By Vivienne Russell, Public Finance

CIPFA has reiterated its opposition to a government proposal to ditch the independent protection against dismissal offered to council Section 151 officers, warning that it could undermine the post’s statutory responsibility to ensure financial probity.

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