News

The Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill

06/07/2018

The House of Commons has published an updated Briefing Paper for the Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill 2017–19.

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Valuation Office Agency publishes new council tax reports

06/04/2018

The Valuation Office Agency (VAO) recently published its Billing Authority Reports Submission Standards (2017) and the Council Tax: Challenges and Changes, March 2018.

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CIPFA Fraud and Corruption Tracker (CFaCT) Survey 2018

05/24/2018

This year's CFaCT survey is now live and invitations to complete it have been sent to nominated individuals across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Youth Justice Board (YJB) Strategic Plan

05/22/2018

The Youth Justice Board (YJB) for England and Wales has published its Strategic Plan 2018–2021.

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Parliamentary report on Carillion

05/16/2018

Parliamentary report accuses former directors of "recklessness, hubris and greed" that led to the collapse of construction firm.

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Council tax levels set by local authorities in England 2018/19

05/04/2018

Revised details of the level of council tax set by local authorities for 2018/19 have been published.

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Securing an EU workforce deal

05/03/2018

CIPFA’s Brexit Advisory Commission for Public Services has released a new report that suggests that the majority of EU workforce options won’t work for public services.

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Briefing on the Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill

04/30/2018

This government bill implements reversing the effects of the 'staircase tax' and increasing the maximum 'empty homes premium'.

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Cifas publishes Fraudscape 2018

04/26/2018

Cifas has published Fraudscape 2018, an annual report summarising fraud risk and fraudulent attempts made in the UK.

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GDPR: one month to go

04/25/2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018.

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