The Central and Local Government Finance Conference 2019 will offer the latest insights and practical solutions for enhancing efficiency, improving financial outcomes and maximising the impact of spending across central and local government finance functions.

With dedicated streams for central government and local authority attendees, the Conference will assess leading updates ahead of the Spending Review and explore the next steps in delivering outstanding financial management practices which maximise outcomes for service users.

Local government attendees will:

the next steps in enhancing efficiency and maximising value for money beyond 2020

the latest developments in business rates retention and the Fair Funding Review

practical insights in meeting demand for adult social care and children’s services

key updates on delivering outstanding financial management practices within local government

Central government attendees will:

what to expect from the Spending Review expected in Autumn 2019

the latest insights into improving the operations of financial functions across central government

the next steps in supporting greater cross collaboration in financial management across government

key insights into enhancing planning, risk assessment and successfully monitoring performance

This Conference is specifically designed for Central Government and Local Authority Attendees. Typical job titles will include:
  • Heads of Finance
  • Finance Directors
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Finance Business Partners
  • Business Finance Managers
  • Principal Accountants
  • Strategic Finance Managers
  • Heads of Financial Planning
  • Heads of Procurement
  • Heads of Business Development
  • Directors of Corporate and Commercial Services
  • Commercial Managers
  • Service Directors
  • Project Managers

*Please note this Conference has separate streams with dedicated content for central government and local government contexts


An extremely professionally run event, with a range of interesting and informative speaks.

Head of Shared Revenues and Benefits, City Of Lincoln Council and North Kesteven District Council

I really enjoyed this event - I came away with practical actions to help identify savings / new income streams. I also met some useful contacts who I've already been in touch with.

Business Improvement Manager, Guildford Borough Council

Good event and an excellent opportunity to learn from people who are taking forward innovative and creative ideas.

Commercial Manager, Home Office Commercial Directorate

This was an excellent event with some very strong speakers and ideas around how we can all be more commercially minded.

Senior Procurement Advisor, Southend-On-Sea Borough Council