News

Social Housing Green Paper published

08/16/2018

The Green Paper proposes the government’s vision to provide safe and secure homes, combat stigma and hold landlords to account.

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Northants plans ‘radical service’ reductions after second 114 notice

08/08/2018

Northamptonshire Council has proposed 'radical service reductions' in areas including care for vulnerable people as a response to its second 114 notice.

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The VOA challenges council tax bands in England and Wales

07/26/2018

The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has reissued forms and guidance notes for challenging council tax bands.

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Government press release – council tax amendments

07/26/2018

The secretary of state for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has announced stronger powers for councils to tackle empty homes.

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07/19/2018

The Department for Education (DfE) has published revised statutory guidance for safeguarding children.

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Brexit White Paper published

07/13/2018

The Brexit White Paper has been published outlining the proposed future for the relationship between the UK and the EU after 29 March 2019.

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HFMA VAT Technical Sub-Committee minutes

07/13/2018

The minutes of the HFMA VAT Committee meeting held on 24 May 2018 are now available.

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TISonline Planning mentioned in The Planner

07/09/2018

The TISonline Planning stream has been mentioned in the July 2018 edition of the official magazine of the RTPI, The Planner.

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CIPFA consulting on councils' financial resilience

07/03/2018

CIPFA is due to release a consultation on its plans for a financial resilience index. Its aim is to offer reassurance to councils that are financially stable as well as noting where some authorities can improve their financial resilience.

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Updates to 2017/18 council tax collection rates in Wales

06/27/2018

The Welsh Government has published it Council Tax Collection Rates in Wales: 2017–18.

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