Budgeting and Precept Setting for Councillors – An Introduction Suitable Audience This session is aimed at councilors who want to make sense of the budget process. Session Overview An overview of the current guidance and ideas about the key principles and strategies about setting a budget in uncertain times. Session Benefits By the end of ‘Budgeting and Precept Setting for Councillors session, you will: • Understand the legal framework around parish council budgets • Understand the difference between parish budgets and those of companies • Know how to get the message across to electors about what the council does with the money • Know hints, tips and ideas from other council who got it right (and wrong) • Know how best to use the propriety software packages if used All current prices for these courses can be found on the Hampshire ALC website. Submission of a booking will amount to your acceptance of the LCPD Training & Events Terms & Conditions. You might also be interested in • Finance: Internal Controls • Finance: Local Council Finance for Councillors – An Introduction • Finance: VAT • Officer Development: Year-end Accounts & Audit Back to Training/Events list Training & Events Directory Page 25 of 41 August 2023

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