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Option Appraisal: A Practical Guide for Public Service Organisations (2017 Edition)


Available now to order – publication date November 2017.
This guide provides finance professionals, and others serving in public service organisations, with an insight into the skills and techniques that will allow them to design and undertake rigorous option appraisals.

Pooled Budgets and the Better Care Fund: A Practical Guide for Local Authorities and Health Bodies (2017 Edition)


Available now to order – publication date November 2017.
This updated guide should be valuable reading for anyone responsible for implementing or reviewing pooled budget arrangements, or seeking to ensure that they offer good value for money to taxpayers and the local community.

An Introductory Guide to Local Government Finance (2017 Edition)


This updated guide is an essential introduction to local government finance for all those with an interest in public services. It is designed to be easy to read and give the reader the key information they need at their fingertips.

The Guide to Local Government Finance (2017 Edition)


Updated for 2017, this publication covers the principles of sound financial management in the full range of local government services, together with an introduction to the complex funding system that supports them.

CIPFA Fire and Rescue Service Profile 2016


The CIPFAstats Fire and Rescue Service Comparative Profiles have been developed in response to requests from fire and rescue authorities from around the UK. Our comparative profiles use the latest CIPFAstats data alongside information from Home Office and other sources, bringing it into simple and easy to read charts that collectively build up a detailed view of how your service compares to others.