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Government Grants and Business Rates Retention
The Council Tax Referendum Principles chapter has been updated with an overview of the principles for 2022/23, and there are new, detailed overviews of the local government finance settlement and police funding figures for 2022/23: Settlement 2022/23 – England and Police Funding in England and Wales for 2022/23.
The Services for Looked After Children chapter has been updated to cover the extension of the virtual school head (VSH) role from September 2021 and new terms have been added to the Glossary.
Housing Association Finance
Supported Housing Funding, Pensions and Stamp Duty Land Tax chapters have all been fully revised and updated.
The Financial Management and Control and Business Continuity chapters have been fully updated. Both now have extensive risk and control sections, presented as tables for ease of reference.
A new section has been added on Untapped Potential, CIPFA's recent report on the status of public sector internal audit and how it can be supported to realise its potential.
Financial Management and Corporate Governance
CIPFA Publications has been updated with the revised Prudential and Treasury Management codes of practice. Standing Orders and Financial Regulations has been updated to also cover the newly revised Treasury Management Code, as well as a more in-depth overview of what financial regulations in local authorities should cover, and the sundry debtor accounts section of the Debt Recovery chapter now highlights the enactment of the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022.