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CIPFA Thinks is a definitive collection of articles, comments, videos and publications giving all the information you need to know about public finance.

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Annual Conference 2018:
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11-12 July, Bournemouth. Talent, Technology, Transformation: Mapping the Digital Future.

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Level 7 Professional Accountancy Apprenticeship

CIPFA are now offering a Professional Accountancy Apprenticeship with training for the CIPFA Professional Accountancy Qualification (CIPFA PQ).

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Codes of Practice on Local Authority Accounting 2017/18

These Codes are prepared under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), which have been adopted as the basis for public sector accounting in the UK.

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CIPFA Commercial Mini MBA

If you need to develop commercial acumen and skills in your work as a professional or manager in the public sector, then the new CIPFA Commercial Mini MBA is designed for you.

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Performance tracker

Assessing the performance of the government's ambition to maintain the scope and quality of services, and to control spending.

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Changing Children's Lives

Commitment, cost and the demand for children's services - building a holistic solution.

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