Latest updates


The chapter on Pecuniary Loss has been refreshed, including updates to the section on chancel liability for legislative developments.

 Internal Audit

The chapters on Provision of Internal Audit and Shared Services and Outsourcing have been fully updated to give a detailed view of internal audit of shared services, and internal audit itself as a shared service, including detail on different models and real-life examples.


The Format and Content of the Budget and Financial Planning chapters of the stream have been updated and refreshed to offer additional information on the format, presentation and content of budgets and outline new approaches to financial planning.

 Housing Association Finance

The chapter on Development Activities has been updated, primarily to reflect the latest housing programmes, such as the government's 2016 to 2021 £9.2bn investment into affordable housing.


The section on Concessionary Travel Schemes and Other Travel Initiatives has been refreshed and updated with the latest information and statistics, including detail on concessionary travel in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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 The Valuation Agency publishes updated guidance on council tax and business rates scams
The Valuation Agency has published updated guidance on how to identify council tax and business rates scams.
 CIPFA VAT Committee minutes 4 July 2019
The minutes of the meeting held on 4 July 2019 are now available.
 HFMA VAT Committee minutes 23 May 2019
The minutes of the meeting held on 23 May 2019 are now available.
 Localised Council Tax support grant 2019/20 final allocations
On 17 July 2019 the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) published a letter confirming the grant determination and final allocation for the Localised Council Tax support administration subsidy grant to local authorities, for 2019 to 2020.
 Welsh government publishes 2018/19 annual report for Council Tax Reduction Scheme
In July 2019 the Welsh government published its annual report on the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2018/2019.
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  • Fraud Bulletin for Staff


  • 22/08/2019 10:03:12
  • IFRS 16 - Lease Accounting

 Capital and Treasury

  • 14/08/2019 10:59:16
  • Capitalisation of Local Plan development costs?

 Section 33 VAT Network

  • 02/08/2019 15:23:17
  • Legal Services Partnership - liability of charges to partners
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