Publications and resources

Codes of Practice

The latest standard-setting local authority accounting guidance.

Forthcoming titles

Keep up to date with a range of new titles by selecting 'forthcoming publications' below.

Publication of the week

See below for more information.

Find publications using the filters below

You have selected:

  • All
 
707results

Local Authority Capital Accounting - A Reference Manual for Practitioners'

Online

Available now to order – publication date April 2019.
This publication is a practical reference manual dealing with all the capital accounting issues commonly faced by local authorities. Written in an informal and accessible style, it is suitable for newcomers to the topic as well as to those with experience who want to check and improve their understanding. This is an extended and updated edition of the book published in 2016.

The Guide To Local Government Finance (2019)

Online

Updated for 2019, this publication covers the principles of sound financial management in the full range of local government services, together with an introduction to the complex funding system that supports them.

Preparing the Annual Report: Guidance for Local Government Pension Scheme Funds (2019 Edition)

Online

Available now to order – publication date April 2019 This guide will help report preparers to not only meet the regulatory requirements set down by Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) but to use their annual report as a major line of communication between administrators and stakeholders.

An Introductory Guide to Housing Finance in England and Wales (2019 Edition)

Online

Available now to order – publication date April 2019
Housing, and social housing in particular, has undergone many changes in the last five years.This updated guidance is aimed at anyone wanting to understand the financial principals that apply to housing services provided by local authorities.

Code Of Practice On Local Authority Accounting In The United Kingdom 2019/20

Online

Available now to order – publication date April 2019. This code is prepared under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), which have been adopted as the basis for public sector accounting in the UK. The 2019/20 Code has been developed by CIPFA/LASAAC and has effect for financial years commencing on or after 1 April 2019.