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Budgeting for Councillors

Thursday, 12 September '24   7pm – 9pm BST
Online via Zoom
22 spaces available

This is an online event.

Joining instructions will be provided after booking.


An overview of the current guidance and ideas about the key principles and strategies about setting a budget in uncertain times.

Suitable Audience
This session is aimed at Councillors who want to make sense of the budget process.

By the end of the Budget and Precept Setting for Councillors session, you will:

  • Have an understanding of the legal framework around parish council budgets
  • Have an understanding of the difference between parish budgets and those of companies
  • Know how to make budget setting a positive forward planning process
  • Know how to get the message across to electors about what the council does with the money
  • Know hints, tips and ideas from other councils who got it right (and wrong!)
  • Know how to make best use of the proprietary software packages if used


Please join from a PC, laptop or tablet rather than a mobile phone. This is to ensure you can see the screen properly.

An email will be sent to all delegates from the address providing the joining link details for this session within 7 days of the course. Please ensure you have receipt of this within normal business hours on the day of the event, or contact the Hampshire ALC Team to avoid any disruption to your accessibility of the session


Berkshire ALC Member

Online event information

Online via Zoom