Supporting Local Councils in Leicestershire & Rutland

Budgeting for Clerks and Finance Staff

Course Tutor: Steve Parkinson, The Parkinson Partnership

Recommended for: Officers who want to get to grips with preparing a budget.

Session overview: This session is aimed at officers of parish & town councils, who are involved in preparing and monitoring budgets.

Topics include:
• setting a budget and precept
• Contingencies and reserves
• how the council tax base affects the budget
• Inflation
• budget monitoring

By the end of this session you will:
• Understand how and when to prepare a budget
• Know how to approve and issue a precept
• Be aware of the factors that affect a budget
• Understand how to manage a budget


£40 per delegate (member rate)

£115 per delegate (non-member rate)


Tuesday 7th September 2021, 10.00am - 11.30am (FULLY BOOKED)

Thursday 23rd September 2021, 10.00am - 11.30am (FULLY BOOKED)

Tuesday 19th October 2021, 10.00am - 11.30am

Tuesday 2nd November 2021, 10.00am - 11.30am

VENUE: Online

Last updated: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:23