Society of
County Treasurers

What's New

Latest News

18 Jul 2024

'Nothing should be off the table' – CIPFA chief

Abandoned Conservative policies for fixing local government finance should remain on the table, the new chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy…[more...]

18 Jul 2024

Care sector needs 540,000 workers by 2040

The care sector will need 540,000 additional social care posts by 2040 to cope with the aging population, the adult social care workforce body, Skills for… [more...]

18 Jul 2024

'Too costly to answer our own questions'

Whitehall has claimed it would be too costly to answer the same questions councils have been asked ahead of tomorrow’s productivity plans deadline.
Departments, including… [more...]

17 Jul 2024

Inflation holds steady

UK inflation held steady in June as price rises across the country stayed at the target level for the second month running. Inflation rose at 2… [more...]

17 Jul 2024

Tobacco bill ‘to save £1.9bn per year’

A Tobacco and Vapes Bill was announced in the King’s speech, continuing the previous government’s aim to progressively ban smoking.
The bill would increase age… [more...]