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CIPFA is a leading commentator on public financial management.

The Institute has a unique insight into public sector accountancy, financial management, and governance issues around the globe.

We publish regular reports, commentaries and statistics on a range of public finance issues. Our spokespeople feature regularly in the media.

Latest press releases

"CIPFA Response: NAO reports on NHS finances"

In response to today’s reports from the National Audit Office on NHS finances, CIPFA’s Health & Social Care Policy Manager, Dr. Eleanor Roy said:

“Today’s NAO reports on NHS finances paint a stark picture. The NHS is at risk of being unable to make best use of the additional funding from the long-term settlement and to address the decaying NHS estate effectively. 

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"Khalid Hamid appointed as CIPFA Director of International"

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), is pleased to announce that Khalid Hamid has joined the Institute in the full-time role of Director of International.

Having started his career as an Assistant Auditor with the UK National Audit Office, Khalid qualified as a CIPFA accountant in 1990 and was promoted several times to the position of Principal Auditor. In his 30 years of public audit experience, he has held senior posts in South Africa and the UAE.

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"CIPFA Response: UK departure from the EU"

In response to the UK’s departure from the EU this evening, Rob Whiteman, CIPFA CEO said:

“As we officially cross into the Brexit transition period, concerns about the financial impact of the UK’s departure from the EU on domestic public services still loom. Given that the Withdrawal Agreement Bill passed without an Economic Impact Assessment, the public sector at large is restricted in its ability to prepare for the social, political and economic changes that will likely arise at the end of 2020.

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