Responding to COVID-19: insight, support and guidance

Reports

Performance tracker: data-driven analysis of the performance of government (2018)

01-10-2018

Performance Tracker brings together more than 150 data series to provide a comprehensive picture of the performance of key public services. This third edition expands on our 2017 analysis. This report focuses on general practice, hospitals, adult social care, children’s social care, schools, neighbourhood services, the police, criminal courts and prisons.

Performance tracker: data-driven analysis of the performance of government (2019)

13-11-2019

Performance Tracker brings together more than 200 data series to provide a comprehensive picture of the performance of key public services. This fourth edition considers how demand for nine key public services – including hospitals, schools and the police – will change over the next five years.

Performance Tracker 2020: How public services have coped with coronavirus

02-11-2020

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the landscape for public services. In a short space of time, the government has made £68.7bn of fiscal support available to help public services cope with the disruptions caused by coronavirus. Performance Tracker is an ongoing analysis of the performance of public services. As a result of the unprecedented events of recent months, this year’s edition (the fifth) assesses how well five critical services – hospitals, general practice, adult social care, schools and criminal courts – have coped.

Performance tracker: data-driven analysis of the performance of government (autumn 2017)

19-10-2017

Performance Tracker provides a data-driven assessment of the government’s performance in one crucial area – running public services. This second edition focuses on GPs, hospitals, adult social care, schools, the police, criminal courts, prisons, neighbourhood services and UK visas and immigration.

Performance tracker: data driven analysis of the performance of government (spring 2017)

28-02-2017

Performance Tracker provides a data-driven assessment of the government’s performance in one crucial area – running public services. It focuses on five services: hospitals, adult social care, schools, prisons and the police.

CIPFA Performance Tracker

Place-based asset management: managing public sector property to support aligned local public services

01-07-2015

An introductory guide to place-based asset management that presents the main concepts of a collaborative approach to managing property assets. It will help senior decision-makers in local public services to understand the drivers for collaboration on public property assets,­ evaluate their public estate and get started on a place-based asset management model of delivery.

Practical issues in the governance of clinical commissioning groups

01-06-2015

This Insight is intended to give Clinical Commissioning Group members an introduction to best practice in governance.

Pre comprehensive spending review

01-10-2015

Substantial cuts have affected the public sector since the Comprehensive Spending Review in 2010. This CIPFA Briefing looks to the 2015 Spending Review and highlights some of the main areas of concern and key financial risks facing public services in the medium term.

Principles for section 151 officers working with LEPs

01-08-2018

The partnership between local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) and local authorities is an important one. This keystone outlines the principles the section 151 officer role for LEPs should meet when instilling good and proportionate financial governance.

Principles of effective communication in financial performance reporting

10-07-2015

This guidance builds upon the work carried out by CIPFA as part of its Telling the Whole Story consultation of effective reporting and effective communication principles set out by the Financial Reporting Council as part of its reducing complexity project.

Public financial management: taking responsibility

10-07-2015

This document explains how and why CIPFA is building on its Fixing the Foundations initiative by promoting further collaboration between professional accountancy bodies.

Public services in Wales

01-04-2016

This CIPFA Briefing explains how public resources are used to provide services for the people of Wales. It highlights the importance of strong public financial management, looks at the prospect of future devolved taxation powers and emphasises the need for a clear and transparent financial framework and powers to properly manage Welsh public resources.

Reality check: next steps in developing sustainability and transformation plans

01-04-2017

The NHS planning guidance set out the notion of sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) in 2015. This Insight gives an analysis of the 44 STPs submitted in February 2017.

Housing associations right to buy

01-10-2015

The extension of Right to Buy into the housing association sector will potentially have wide reaching implications not just for housing associations but also local authorities. This CIPFA Briefing explores the potential impact of the government’s plans.

Scotland's future in the balance

01-06-2014

This report considers what a balance sheet for the devolved Scottish public sector might look like and examines the questions around Scotland’s financial position and future financial sustainability.

Internal Audit Engagement Opinions: Setting common definitions

29-04-2020

This report considers the use of opinions on engagements completed by internal audit, as there is currently no common definition or standard framework for audit opinions. CIPFA's Internal Audit Special Interest Group have compared practice across a range of UK public sector internal auditors and summarised their conclusions.

Sharing the gain: collaborating for cost effectiveness

01-01-2010

This report, prepared by CIPFA and SOLACE, and informed by a much wider cross-section of public sector professionals, explores the crucial questions of how spending reductions should be achieved and where they should fall, and calls on the political party manifestos to address these questions clearly.

Skilled up: what the finance leader needs to know

01-02-2016

There are many reasons to celebrate the resilience, inventiveness and effectiveness of the finance community who have coped admirably with almost a decade of austerity. This report offers some reflections on the financial leadership challenge arising from this environment.

Sorting the plans

01-11-2016

CIPFA examined the first nine of the 44 Sustainability and Transformation Plans submitted in October 2016 to be publicly released to see how the STPs were shaping up and if integrated working would do more to help make them a success.

Specification for carrying out condition surveys

08-11-2018

This free publication will help with the procurement of property condition surveys.

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