Data Protection Policy provides a guidance outline and model of good practice for data protection. CIPFA is grateful to Newcastle City Council for providing this policy as an example.
The chapter on Payment Systems has been updated to clarify recent developments in how cheques are processed. Insurance has also been updated and condensed, and both chapters now show key risks and controls for internal audit in tabular format.
Guide to the Council Tax England
Statutory Instrument 2019/1435 has been added to the Guide to Council Tax England.
S.I. 2019/1435 The Greater London Authority (Consolidated Council Tax Requirement Procedure) Regulations 2019 applies to the Greater London Authority and comes into force from 29 January 2020.
Guide to the Council Tax Wales
Statutory Instrument 2019/436 (W. 104) has been added to the Guide to Council Tax Wales.
S.I. 2019 No. 436 (W.104) makes amendments to local government finance legislation, most notably to SI 2013/588 (W.67) [The Council Tax Deduction Schemes (Detection of Fraud and Enforcement) (Wales) Regulations 2013].
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The chapter on Business Interruption has been fully revised and updated.