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 Financial Management and Corporate Governance

The Internal Trading Operations chapter has been updated to expand on compulsory competitive tendering and now also explores outsourcing in the last decade.


COVID-19 – Impact on Transport has been revised and updated for latest developments across all sections. The 'Direction of Travel' sections have also been updated under Railway Administration and Railway Investment to reflect the current situation.

 Local Authorities and Similar Bodies VAT

The Minutes of the CIPFA VAT Committee meeting on 1 July 2021 have now been published.


The Pensions stream has been fully revised and updated. Significant updates include the current position section under LGPS Asset Pools, an update on governance reports under Benchmarking and Inter-fund Comparisons, the effects of the Pension Schemes Act 2021 on Managing Investments and new content on pension scams under Scheme Administration.


A new chapter has been added on E-bikes and E-scooters. This covers the current legislative position on the legal use of these vehicles, anticipated changes in light of current trials, and the relevant insurance risks and mitigating risk management measures.

Case Law has also been updated with a recent case of relevance to the area of local authority highway maintenance.

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