Responding to COVID-19: insight, support and guidance

Governance and Financial Management panel


The Governance and Financial Management panel focuses on both governance and financial management principles across public services.

The panel provides guidance on good practice and develops leading edge tools to improve both the overall approach and specific aspects of governance and financial management.

Contact us

Address your queries and feedback to Milan Palmer, Policy Support Officer.

What's going on?


Looking ahead: CIPFA Financial Management Code

Ahead of the first full year of compliance with the Financial Management Code, Joanna Pitt, local government policy manager at CIPFA, gives a run down of the new guidance. You can read it here.


CIPFA has just released a new bulletin detailing application of the Good Governance Framework 2020/21. You can read it here.


The CIPFA Governance and Financial Management (FM) Panel has just published clarifications on compliance with FM to reflect COVID pressures. You can read it here.


From crisis management to long-term resilience

Sarah Sheen is the Secretary to the Governance and Financial Management Panel. This is the first in a series of articles on Governance and Financial Management

The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have a long-lasting impact on governance and financial management in public bodies. Sarah Sheen looks at the issues



The panel meets three to four times a year.

2021 dates:

  • March 18th
  • June 25th
  • September 17th
  • November 12th



CIPFA-Penna: Senior Management Accountant

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