Four finance systems managers gathered discussed how their jobs were changing at the Advanced User Conference in Gateshead.
Audit Scotland is fighting a £4.1m claim from HMRC for VAT the tax department says was wrongfully recovered on subcontracted local government audit work carried
A surge in public tenders in Decembers indicates that local and central government bodies are gearing up for RTI by outsourcing their payrolls to contractors.
With more investment planned for public-private partnerships, PFI is not going to go away.
Connaught won’t be the last private sector firm to go under following the dry up of public sector contracts, predict insolvency experts Carl Bowles and John Alexander.
Government spending cuts are having a knock-on effect on the private sector, with an increase in the number of supplier businesses going bust.
Budget cuts could have a negative impact on managers' ability to combat rising fraud in the public sector, warns a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Public sector professionals have so far enjoyed better pay and benefits and lower working hours than their private sector counterparts, but this will change in next week’s Budget, say experts.
Finance professionals in the public sector are going to have to learn to do more with less as efficiency savings kick in, according to figures from CIPFA.