Empowering Parish and Town Councils in Northamptonshire

Finance for Councillors

Session overview:

This session is designed to give councillors a greater understanding of their duties with regard to the council's finances. Topics include:

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • setting a budget and precept
  • Financial control
  • How VAT applies to local councils
  • The Annual Return
  • Internal and external audit

Session benefits:

By the end of Local Council Finance you will:

  • Understand the council's duties regarding financial management
  • Be aware of relevant legislation and sources of guidance
  • Understand how VAT law applies to your council
  • Be aware of how the council's accounts are prepared and audited
  • Recognise the importance of internal controls

Who should attend
All councillors would benefit from this course

Course Tutor
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.

Cost per delegate

£30 + VAT Members
£60 + VAT 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.

Date

Time

Venue

6 September 2022 - FULLY BOOKED

10:00-11:30

Online

28 September 2022

18:30-20:00

Online

11 October 2022

10:00-11:30

Online

19 October 2022

18:30-20:00

Online

17 November 2022 - FULLY BOOKED

10:00-11:30

Online

30 November 2022

18:30-20:00

Online

6 December 2022

10:00-11:30

Online

12 January 2023

10:00-11:30

Online

7 February 2023

10:00-11:30

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Last updated: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 08:33