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Code Of Practice On Local Authority Accounting In The United Kingdom: Disclosure Checklist For 2018/19 Accounts

Book

If you are responsible for preparing or auditing local authority accounts to ensure that the requirements of the Code are met, this checklist will provide all the authoritative guidance you are looking for.

Archive Services Statistics 2017/18 Actuals

XLS

This publication provides a detailed analysis of local authority archive services, including:

  • staff resources
  • access points
  • holdings and storage capacity
  • availability of resources to the public, and
  • use of resources and financial statistics.

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Accounting and Auditing Standards: A Public Services Perspective (2018 Edition)

Online

This revised edition provides an overview of standard setting as it affects public services in the UK, explaining the process by which standards are interpreted or adapted for the different public service sectors, and the key differences from private sector practice.

The Prudential Code For Capital Finance In Local Authorities: Guidance Notes For Practitioners (2018 edition)

Book

This guidance provides practitioners with a practical interpretation of the Prudential Code. It will enable them to meet its key principles of ensuring that capital programmes are affordable, prudent and sustainable and to enable them to explain this effectively to those charged with governance. It also provides new guidance on the production of the capital strategy introduced to the Prudential Code in 2017.

The Prudential Code For Capital Finance In Local Authorities: Guidance Notes For Practitioners (2018 edition)

Online

This guidance provides practitioners with a practical interpretation of the Prudential Code. It will enable them to meet its key principles of ensuring that capital programmes are affordable, prudent and sustainable and to enable them to explain this effectively to those charged with governance. It also provides new guidance on the production of the capital strategy introduced to the Prudential Code in 2017.