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We provide support and advice to over 160 local authorities through our Funding Advisory Service. Our forecasting models and briefing notes gives authorities the insight and analysis they need for their financial plans. We also deliver expert advice to national representative bodies.

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Councils overfunded for COVID pressures last year but ‘chronic’ financial pressures remain’

25th January 2022

Our article provides wider context to the report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) that local government received more funding for COVID pressures in 2020-21 than was actually spent.  This is correct - although the amount can be disputed - but it is not sufficient to fund later...

Room 151 article

14th June 2021

Our latest article explores how difficult it is to make financial forecasts for 2022-23. The uncertainty might be with us for some time yet. 

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Adrian has a wealth of knowledge and provides a first-class service to local authorities, the Briefing Notes provided around local government finance and funding are always issued promptly following announcements and are very comprehensive and help simplify complex issues.


Mark Dickenson

North Northamptonshire

We undertook an exercise to review various models as to how the Fairer Funding Review could change the Council's finances and the strategic implications of such changes. Adrian was extremely helpful and came to our offices to take us through the key drivers, and the impact of changes to these...


Emma Riding and Kirsty Nutton

Peterborough City Council

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