Webinars

Sign up to attend or watch recordings of archived webinars – for free, wherever you are, on any device

We offer a range of free webinars on a variety of public finance topics. In each session you will have the opportunity to, ask questions, discuss topics, and improve your skills. Each counts as one hour or unit of continuing professional development (CPD).

Upcoming webinars

Fraud or poor contract management? 7 June 2022

Hear from CIPFA experts on how to define something as fraud, poor contract management, or even both.

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The untapped potential of internal audit, 17 May 2022 

CIPFA's major report on internal audit examines the untapped potential for the discipline in public services and how it can bring about valuable change.

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On demand webinars

Missed any of our webinars? Watch recordings and access further materials below.

Why robust procurement is essential, 24 March 2022

CIPFA Chief Executive Rob Whiteman, Mohammed Hans of our Procurement and Commissioning Network, and others hosted this free webinar. They discussed the need for robust procurement in public services and issues facing the sector.

Investing in regional inequality, 3 March 2022 

The CIPFA and REDI teams behind our regional inequality report, along with their regional collaborators, discuss the findings of their research.

NHS finance: make your career count, 16 February 2022

Leading senior finance professionals at NHS England, Claire Gravil and Devasuda Anblagan, talk about their careers with the NHS, the training and development necessary to carry out their roles, and why being a finance professional in the healthcare sector is a challenging but rewarding vocation.

Local authority companies: the benefits and pitfalls, 9 February 2022

This discussion with Nottingham City Council's Clive Heaphy and CIPFA CEO Rob Whiteman, considered the lessons learnt and how making the right choices about a company's structure, governance and finances and how to allow it to thrive while adding significant value to the communities it was designed to serve.

Exploring the post-pandemic fraud landscape, 15 December 2021

This lively discussion focused on what COVID has revealed about the knowledge, skills and capabilities needed to effectively tackle fraud in a post-pandemic world and the role of the Counter Fraud Investigator Apprenticeship.

NHS finance: Make your career count, 18 November 2021

This webinar was hosted by Dr Eleanor Roy. Guest speakers included Bob Alexander, Interim Chair of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and Tahmid Ahmed, Financial Planning Analyst for NHS England. Join the discussion on career journeys, workplace experiences, successes and challenges; in particular how the sector has faced some of the most challenging years in the history of the NHS.

Measuring a local authority's carbon footprint, 12 November 2021 

This webinar was hosted in conjunction with ADEPT. It focused on the ways in which councils understand and measure their carbon footprint, so that they can plan and prioritise actions to reduce their most significant sources of emissions.

Capital strategy guidance: a whole organisation approach, 7 September 2021

This free webinar provided an introduction and overview of CIPFA's new guidance on capital strategy 2021.