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 Capital

The Introduction to TISonline Capital has been updated regarding the extension of flexibility in the use of capital receipts for a further three years to 2021/22. MRP Options has been revised to reflect the changes to the MHCLG's statutory guidance on MRP. Content of a Strategy has also been updated.

 Risk Management

Integrating Performance, Risk Management and Risk Governance provides a background to performance management and stresses its importance to the delivery of efficient services. It also examines the benefits of performance management and how it links to risk management and risk governance. This section has been updated with reference to the need for independent assurance.

 Housing Association Finance

Right to Buy has been updated. This section covers the right to buy and right to acquire as they apply to some housing associations, and provides a summary of plans for the extension of the right to buy to all housing association tenants on a voluntary basis.

Current Affairs: Value for Money Standard and Code of Practice looks at the Regulator of Social Housing's changes to the Value for Money Standard and the new system of outcome-based reporting that applies from 2018/19.

 ICT and Business Transformation

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) outlines the forthcoming EU data protection regulation changes and their implications for information governance. 

 Human Resources

Lone Worker and Personal Safety Policy provides a model of good practice for lone worker arrangements. CIPFA is grateful to Dorset HealthCare for providing this policy as an example. 

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News

 CIPFA VAT Committee minutes
The minutes of the CIPFA VAT Committee meeting held on 1 March 2018 are now available.
 Councils struggling to fund social care
The Institute for Fiscal Studies warns that revenue from council tax and business rates in England will not keep pace with a growing social care need.
 What does Brexit mean for public services?
Brought to you by the Brexit Advisory Commission for Public Services, this audio guide will help you understand how exiting the EU will affect the sector.
 HFMA VAT Technical Sub-Committee minutes
The minutes of the HFMA VAT Technical Sub-Committee meeting held on 25 January 2018 are now available.
 Spring Statement 2018
The Spring Statement on 13 March 2018 provides an update on economic forecasts and announces that the next business rates revaluation will be brought forward.
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In the Forums

 VAT

  • 20/04/2018 10:53:35
  • CIPFA VAT Committee minutes 1 March 2018

 Finance

  • 19/04/2018 05:40:16
  • Non Ringfenced Grants

 Audit

  • 18/04/2018 15:37:34
  • Building Control Audit - Performance Management

 Capital and Treasury

  • 17/04/2018 08:37:41
  • Asset Register

 Housing

  • 12/04/2018 07:54:01
  • Use of Capital Receipts
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