Talking about tomorrow:
Shaping successful local services

Local government is at a turning point, with councils reinventing the way they deliver services whilst also grappling with spending cuts on a scale never before experienced. Against this backdrop, many are struggling to be financially sustainable.

So how can councils develop a viable and stable future? What do their residents look for with regard to their local authorities? What is the future of local services provision – and how can they be made 'future fit'?

To help support local authorities, CIPFA has launched 'Talking about tomorrow' – an initiative aimed at engaging with all key stakeholders involved in local government.

Through a series of events this year, we are holding conversations with public finance professionals and elected members to explore how local services need to be re-shaped and funded in order to create a viable vision for the future. 

Join the conversation: #talkingabouttomorrow

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CIPFA will be attending the SOLACE Summit (16–18 October) at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole. Visit us on stand 16 to talk about the issues you face and how CIPFA can help your local authority maintain financial stability.

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