Finance for Councillors

This training is designed specifically for councillors and will focus on their role and responsibility in understanding the financial processes of their councils.

Topics include legislation and the national Governance and Accountability Guidance, key concepts and terms, banking and accounting, preparing for end-of year, the role of the internal auditor and further support.

COST: £45 per member council delegate, £100 per non-member delegate

FREE for up to 3 delegates from member councils with enhanced subscription rate

TIME: 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Venue: DALC Office, Cromford


All bookings by email are to be sent to Glen Ingham at

Please ensure that you have the council's agreement when booking a place, and that you are also following your council's own procedures.

All booked places will be confirmed with your Clerk.

Please note that sessions will only be run if there are sufficient bookings (usually from at least six delegates). Joining instructions will be sent two weeks (or more) before the event, and your booking is made as soon as we receive it (unless you are informed otherwise). Please note our cancellation policy (below).

If you wish to cancel your booking please give at least one weeks notice to avoid your Council being charged in full. In the event of any emergency on the day please telephone the office.