Local Authority Capital Leasing Practitioner Workshops


Event summary

This FAN capital workshop series will explore the anticipated impact the new leases accounting standard IFRS 16 will have on bodies accounting under the Local Authority Accounting Code. It will review the main changes to lease accounting, explore the complex application issues raised through consultation, and discuss key considerations and actions to help authorities meet the Code’s requirements and successfully implement the changes.


25 September 2019
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 16:00


CIPFA Mansell Street
77 Mansell Street
Greater London
E1 8AN
[See map]

Standard price

£345.00 excl VAT

Network Member Price

£295.00 excl VAT

*online booking for this event has closed. Bookings can now be made by phoning 020 7543 5892.

About this event

Who should attend?

The series is designed for local authority accountants looking to advance their understanding of the changes to the accounting code in respect of accounting for leases, the likely impact of IFRS 16 for their authority, and how best to prepare for a successful implementation.

How you will benefit

The training will provide attendees with:

  • greater awareness of the changes to the accounting code in respect of leases and the practical considerations required for a successful implementation
  • improved assurance and peace of mind on understanding how IFRS 16 will impact at their authority and how to evidence the accounting approach and key judgements to satisfy audit expectations
  • an excellent opportunity to network with CIPFA advisors and peers on the practical accounting issues arising from changes to lease accounting.


  • Accounting
  • / Capital finance
  • / Financial management
  • / Financial reporting
  • / IFRS
  • / Local government
  • / Police
  • / Professional development
  • / Property

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Speaker - David Ellis

David Ellis

David joined CIPFA in July 2012 as a FAN advisor, after a 30-year career in local government, spending several years as Chief Accountant with key responsibilities for the statement of accounts. E: david.ellis@cipfa.org, T: 01502 584395.