Our comparative profiles use the latest DCLG Revenue Outturn (RO) data, bringing it into simple and easy to read charts that collectively build up a detailed view of how your service costs compare to others.
The CIPFA local authority expenditure comparative profiles were first developed in 2013 in response to requests from local authorities from across England.
The profiles enable you to examine how your service costs compare to your peers, providing key decision-makers with a quick, inexpensive way to engage with the most recent DCLG Revenue Outturn data, to support evidence based decision-making. These profiles will be returning for their third edition in December and will be released within a few weeks of DCLG publishing the 2014/15 data.
The profiles look at the following key areas:
There are a number of benefits from signing up:
You will be provided with a Local authority expenditure profile pack, tailored to your individual authority and containing three sets of profiles, which compare your authority to:
In addition, you will receive an interactive Excel tool to enable you to analyse the data further and export charts for your own reports. You will also be able to request an additional profile compared with any selection of authorities at no additional charge.
For examples of what you will receive, check out our sample report.
Our local authority expenditure profile pack for 2014/15 is available for £475 + VAT for unitary and county authorities and £325 + VAT for district councils.
This profile is part of a small suite of the following three profiles:
All three profiles together provide you with a comprehensive view of your budgeted costs, actual costs and the comparison between the budgeted and actual figures. The three together can be purchased for a special price of £950 for a unitary/county or £650 for a district. Discounts are also available for purchasing two of the three profiles.
The 2013/14 profiles are still available and can be ordered by following this link.
If you have any queries please email E: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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