Governance and Accountability for Smaller Authorities in England - Practitioners Guide 2019
On the Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance (JPAG, the body responsible for determining 'proper practices' for accounting and governance in England) has published the 2018 edition of Governance and Accountability for Smaller Authorities in England (The Practitioner's Guide).
Councils can prepare their Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) for 2017/18 in accordance with either the 2017 or the 2018 edition. The main change of substance is clarification on how councils should account for Community Infrastructure Levy.
The updated digital guide can also be found in the advice library under Council Constitution, Procedure and Governance or the Finance section. SLCC members can access and download the guide free of charge.
To order a printed copy of the guide, add this to your basket.