CIPFA Annual Conference 2016 - 13 July 2016
Society of District Council Treasurers Workshop
Overview: This workshop from the Society of District Cuncil Treasurer's will look at current issues of particular concerns to District Coucil Treasurer's will look at current issues of particular conerns to istrict Councils inclusing the review of the Business Rates Retention Scheme and impact of the Devolution agenda
Welcome from the chair - Rob Bridge, Fenland District Council, 2nd Vice President SDCT
Introduction and setting the scene on some of the key issues facing District Councils.
The Business Rates Retention Scheme - Lee Geraghty / Rupert Dewhirst, LG Futures
An outline of some of the implications and challenges for District Councils arising from the move to 100% business rates retention.
Devolution Issues - Rob Bridge, Fenland District Council and Guy Clifton, Grant Thornton
An update on some of the key issues nationally and from a local perspective.
Shire Devolution - Paul Dossett & Guy Clifton, Grant Thornton