Budgeting and Precepts
Date - 12/10/17 - Time: 10am-12noon - Location: Dorset Youth Association, Dorchester - Price: £35
This course is for councillors who are involved in budget setting within their council. It would also be beneficial to new clerks who have not been involved in the process before.
The main points of discussion will cover:
Financial Regulations and Public Accountability
How the Precept works for local Councils
There will be ample opportunities for questions.
Date and venue
Thursday 12th October 2017
Dorset Youth Association, Lubbecke Way, Dorchester DT1 1QL
Start time and duration
£35.00 to include coffee/tea, copies of PowerPoint slides, relevant hand outs and attendance certificate (for councillors - this contributes towards the DAPTC Star Awards for Councillor Development 2017/18 certificate for your council, provided the qualifying criteria is met) or CPD certificate (for clerks - this is worth 1 CPD point).
By the end of the course the attendee with have a good understanding of the principles of precepting for local councils.
Please bring your laptop (or equivalent) with you. If you are unable to do so, you will still be able to participate in the course.
How to book (please ensure bookings are made via the clerk)
Booking is easy and safe. Upon completing the booking form below, the clerk will receive an immediate automated booking confirmation, along with the delegate (the email address must be entered in the delegate address for joining instructions to be sent to).
The delegate and clerk will receive an emailed course confirmation from DAPTC, including directions to the venue and other course details approximately one week before the course date. If this is not received, please contact us as it may indicate we have not received the booking.
Terms and conditions
Unless a cancellation is made at least two working days prior to the course, your council will still be invoiced and the full course fee will still be payable.
Your council will be invoiced after the course; please do not forward payment in advance.