SDCT CIPFA Conference 2018

Society of District Council Treasurers

CIPFA Annual Conference 2018

Society of District Council Treasurers Workshop 
Wednesday 11th July 2018 – 15.10 to 16.10

Overview of session:
This workshop from the Society of District Council Treasurer’s will look at current issues of particular concerns to District Councils including the review of the Business Rates Retention Scheme and Fair Funding Review, the importance of national and collaborative working, and the development of Capital Strategies by 2019/20.

Welcome from the Chair 
Jill Penn, Broadland District Council, President SDCT 
Introduction and setting the scene on some of the key issues facing District Councils.

Transformation in localities toolkit
Martin Ellender, Grant Thornton
Martin will present the findings of recent work with the District Councils’ Network to support district councils and their partners in delivering local collaboration, transformation and public sector reform. View slides

Developing Capital Strategies
Lisa Quinn, Link Asset Services
CIPFA Codes require authorities to produce a Capital Strategy by 2019/20 – Lisa will discuss the challenges in developing a Capital Strategy and the opportunity this presents to improve delivery of strategic objectives with a dynamic and long term approach. View slides

Close of Session and Questions
Jill Penn, SDCT President
A chance to ask questions on any of the issues raised or any other general questions