What We Spend and How We Spend It
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Each year we have to produce a set of accounts just like any other organisation. The formal document is the Statement of Accounts which sets out the financial aspects of our activities and draws attention to the main characteristics of our financial position. A Summary of Accounts is also available to help you get a better understanding of our finances.
Grant Thornton UK LLP were appointed as auditors to the Council with effect from November 2012, replacing the Audit Commission.
Financial strategy and budget
The capital programme features in the full Financial Strategy
Annual variance reports appear in the Financial Strategy.
Quarterly variance reports appear within the agenda for the relevant Cabinet meetings.
The Accounts are currently audited by Grant Thornton UK LLP. The audit must be completed and the Accounts published by the 30th September.
Basis of Accounts
The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the preparation of the Statement of Accounts in accordance with the Code of Practice of Local Authority Accounting in the United Kingdom.
Statement of Accounts
Public Inspection Notice
Treasury Management Strategy Statement
Expenditure over £500
View lists of invoices paid to suppliers with a value over £500 (available in both PDF and CSV file formats).
End of Year Financial Reports
Employee Posts and Pay Scales
Election expenses are available for inspection for one year after the election.
Requests to view details of expenses must be made in writing to: Wyre Forest District Council, Democratic Services, Wyre Forest House, Finepoint Way, Kidderminster, DY11 7WF.
Requests should give details of:
1) Person/organisation wishing to make the inspection
2) The purpose for which the data will be used
Internal financial regulations
See sections 11 and 12 of our constitution
Tenders and Contracts
Grants to Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Organisations