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A new section has been added to the Treasury Management stream for topical briefings. It includes guidance on IFRS 16 implementation, the recent Public Works Loan Board consultation and the risks around negative interest rates. The chapter on Ethical Investments has also been updated to reflect a trend towards considering the climate implications of investment decisions.
A new chapter has been published on the Crown Commercial Service, detailing its relevance for insurance procurement strategies.
Cyber Risk has been updated with a new section on cyber insurance.
Local Authorities and Similar Bodies VAT
The CIPFA VAT Committee minutes from the meeting held on 13 November 2020 are now available to view, as are the associated Letters from HMRC.
LGPS Reform and Review has been updated with regards to recent case law developments, including McCloud, and the new exit payment cap. LGPS Governance includes updates from the November 2020 CIPFA Pensions conference on the new Skills and Knowledge framework and Fund Valuations on the current GAD review. Accounting looks ahead to the impact of changes to the Code.
Adult Social Care and Health
The Better Care Fund and Adult Social Care Funding chapters have been updated to give an overview of current funding streams and structures for social care. This includes detail on the funding settlements for 2020/21.