A good plan is more important than ever

By Gary Fielding | 27 February 2019

As this time of year finance directors across the land are hastily making arrangements for the setting of councils’ budgets and medium-term plans.  

The reports are almost certainly written, but the often deceivingly clear diary becomes quickly filled up with discussions with political groups, group leaders, executive members, the chief executive, directors and individual councillors who just want to understand things better.

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