Budgeting for councillors
• setting a budget and precept
• Contingencies and reserves
• how the council tax base affects the budget
• 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
All councillors would benefit from this course. You will need to have either attended Finance for Councillors or have a basic understanding of finance.
Steve Parkinson, The Parkinson Partnership LLP
Steve is a former Town Clerk and an accountant with 30 years' experience in public and voluntary sector finance. He now specialises in delivering training and advice on VAT and finance matters for the local council sector.
Date & Time
29 November 2021 18:30-20:00
Cost per delegate
£60 Non Members
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.
When booking onto this course, the details that you provide will be used to book you onto a third party website where you will receive booking confirmation. Your details will only be used for the purposes of sending joining instructions.