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Libraries lose branches and staff as spending continues to drop

Libraries lose branches and staff as spending continues to drop

The number of public library branches and paid staff in Britain continues to drop, as stretched councils reduce their spending on the service, CIPFA’s annual library survey has revealed.

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CIPFA Service Reporting Code of Practice (SeRCOP) 2019/20: Service Expenditure Analysis (SEA)

CIPFA Service Reporting Code of Practice (SeRCOP) 2019/20: Service Expenditure Analysis (SEA)

The invitation to comment for the CIPFA Service Reporting Code of Practice, Service Expenditure Analysis for England and Wales is now under way.

 

New 'How To' Videos for CIPFAstats & Benchmarking

New 'How To' Videos for CIPFAstats & Benchmarking

Our interactive tools for both the Benchmarking and CIPFAstats services allow you to:

  • easily select those areas of your service you are interested in
  • deepen your understanding of...

 

Highest council tax increase in England for 14 years

Highest council tax increase in England for 14 years

CIPFA has published its annual forecast of council tax in England and Wales. The increase in average Band D rates of 5.1% is the highest for 14 years.

 

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