• 13 Dec 13
    ‘Freedom’ from council control does not mean an abdication of responsibility. Academies and free schools need to improve their approaches to both governance and financial probity
  • 18 Oct 13
    CIPFA’s chief executive continues his ‘listen and learn’ process by examining the current issues affecting accountability, the health and social care overlap and new ways to look at...
  • 4 Oct 13
    Three consultations proposing key changes signal some important challenges ahead for the future direction of local government finance
  • Stormont
    30 Sep 13
    Public services in Northern Ireland are not subject to the burning platform of fiscal meltdown currently being experienced by English local government. But leaders in the province are taking this as...
  • 3 May 13
    The Public Accounts Committee wants the Treasury to increase the use of Whole of Government Accounts in Whitehall. How might this inform June’s Spending Review?
  • CIPFA logo
    30 Oct 08
    Tributes poured in this week following the death of former CIPFA secretary and president Maurice Stonefrost.