Northamptonshire County
Association of Local Councils

Empowering Parish and Town Councils

NCALC logo small

CEO: Danny Moody
6 Litchborough Business Park
Northampton Road
Litchborough, Northampton
NN12 8JB

Tel: 01327 831482

Budgeting and Financial Control

Session overview:

This session is aimed at those involved in preparing, approving and monitoring budgets, as well as those involved in the day to day financial management of a council. Topics include:

  • setting a budget and precept
  • using spreadsheets
  • Inflation
  • Contingencies and reserves
  • how the council tax base affects the budget
  • budget monitoring
  • Financial management
  • Internal control

Session benefits:

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
  • Be aware of the need for internal controls

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

Date & Time
Tuesday 29 September 2020 10:00-13:00

Moulton Community Centre, Sandy Hill, Reedings, Moulton NN3 7AX

Course Tutor
Steve Parkinson, The Parkinson Partnership LLP

Cost per delegate
£55 Member
£110 Non Member

Make your booking now

Cancellation policy