Thursday 18 November, 11:00am – 12:00pm


The cost for this webinar is:
SLCC Members – £30 + VAT
Non-Members – £35 + VAT

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Course outline:

Budgets are a tool to assist us in planning the financial layout for a defined period, and thus can help us in the important annual task of Precept setting.  This can be a daunting prospect if you have never done one, but at the end of the this short webinar you should feel confident in starting the process with your council.

You will learn:

​​Rules on Precept setting Vs budget setting
Why set a budget?
What goes into a budget?
Getting started

About the Trainer

Lisa Roberts has been a Clerk/RFO for a small parish near Chichester for 12 years, whilst working as a Finance Manager for a national Charity.  Having worked in Project Management, developing Standards and Environmental Management qualifications for a National Training Organisation, it was a natural step into bookkeeping and finance while having children at home.  Having been self employed as a Certified Bookkeeper and Locum, Lisa has considered budgets large and small in many sectors, from daffodil farms; pubs and restaurants; local authority; and international sales & motor racing.

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