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International Public Financial Management
The Cash Flow Toolkit has been refreshed for 2019/20 and is ideal for all accountants working in local authorities in the UK. This toolkit can dramatically reduce the time and resources needed to produce an accurate cash flow statement and notes, compliant with the CIPFA Code of Practice.
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You can purchase the toolkit in advance but it will not be available until March 2020
Available for pre-order.
This publication provides guidance for financial management in local authorities. These guidance notes work alongside the Financial Management Code and draw out further details and clarification of the principals and statements to assists local authorities with demonstrating their financial sustainability.
The code is available as part of a package.
Available for pre-order, publication date November.
Increasingly there has been a move towards investments in commercial properties, funded by borrowing, with the key driver of this activity appearing to be the generation of revenue. This publication provides guidance on making the assessments needed to ensure that such acquisitions are prudent and on the risks local authorities must manage when acquiring property.
Available to pre-order now, publication date November.
SeRCOP is prepared in accordance with the financial reporting framework established by the Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting in the United Kingdom (the Code). It applies to all local authority services throughout the UK from 1 April 2020 for the preparation of 2020/2021 budgets and performance indicators.