Empowering Parish and Town Councils in Northamptonshire

Budgeting for clerks and finance staff

Session overview:

This session is aimed at officers of parish & town councils, who are involved in preparing and monitoring budgets.

Topics include:
• setting a budget and precept
• Contingencies and reserves
• how the council tax base affects the budget
• Inflation
• budget monitoring

By the end of this session you will:
• Understand how and when to prepare a budget
• Know how to approve and issue a precept
• Be aware of the factors that affect a budget
• Understand how to manage a budget

Who Should Attend
Officers and councillors that want to get to grips with preparing and managing a budget.

Date & Time

Tuesday 7 September 2021 10:00-11:30
Tuesday 21 September 2021 10:00-11:30
Thursday 23 September 2021 10:00-11:30

Tuesday 5 October 2021 10:00-11:30
Thursday 7 October 2021 10:00-11:30
Tuesday 19 October 2021 10:00-11:30
Thursday 21 October 2021 10:00-11:30


Course Tutor
Steve Parkinson, The Parkinson Partnership LLP

Cost per delegate
£30 Member
£60 Non Member

Please note: the course is open to all county associations and will therefore have clerks and councillors not from Northamptonshire in attendance. We hope that this will allow for this course to be delivered more often and throughout the year.

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Last updated: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 12:21