PF Perspectives

Collections of essays from high-profile practitioners in public sector finance, commissioned by Public Finance.

Growing challenge: Children's welfare after Covid-19 

August 2020

Leading public sector practitioners and experts explore the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the delivery of services aimed at improving the welfare of children and young people

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Talking about tomorrow: People and place in a new age 

October 2019

This is the 10th in a series of PF Perspectives, produced by CIPFA and Public Finance. They are designed to stimulate discussion on key public finance and policy issues. These essays, by leading public sector practitioners and experts, examine people and place in a new age, and the implications for the financial management and delivery of public services

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Fit for purpose?: Discussion on the future of audit

July 2019

These essays, by leading public sector practitioners and experts, examine the future of the audit process and its implications for the financial management and delivery of public services.

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Intelligent Finance: Making Technology work for the public sector 

October 2018

These essays, by leading public sector practitioners and experts, examine how digital technology is transforming public financial management and the delivery of public services.

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PF Perspectives: The Brexit balance sheet

Raising the roof: strategies for fixing a broken housing market

March 2018

These essays, by leading public sector practitioners and experts, examine how to transform the housing landscape, and the role of public housing in that process.

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Out of the shadows: spotlight on public sector fraud

September 2017

These essays, by leading public sector practitioners and experts, examine the far-reaching implications of fraud for public sector organisations and discuss strategies to detect and counter it.

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The Brexit balance sheet: weighing up the public sector costs

March 2017

These essays, by leading public sector practitioners and experts examine the potential impact of Brexit on public services and finances, from town hall to Whitehall and across the whole public sector.

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PF Perspectives October 2016, Funding a healthy future

Funding a healthy future: the health and care deficit diagnosed

October 2016

These essays, by leading public sector practitioners and experts examine the future of health and social care in the face of an ageing population, financial constrains and Brexit.

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Holding Public Services to Account: the Role of Non-Executives

April 2016

Holding Public Services to Account: the Role of Non-Executives offers a wealth of firsthand insight from some of the UK’s leading NEDs, as well as other voices expert in the business of improving public services.

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Aligning public services: strategies for local integration

July 2015

Designed to stimulate discussion on key public finance and policy issues, featuring essays by leading public sector practitioners and experts. This edition explores the strategies needed to align and integrate local public services, and challenge government to create radical new frameworks for the sector.

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PF Perspectives: the future of public audit

Protecting the public purse: the future of public audit

March 2015

The first of a series of PF Perspectives, designed to stimulate discussion on key public finance and policy issues. This edition features articles by leading practitioners in public audit and assurance, exploring the challenges that all audit bodies face &endash; in the UK and internationally &endash; in ensuring that public money is well spent.

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