Council budgets and spending
Statement of Accounts
Redditch Borough Council's financial year runs from April to March and following the end of each financial year it publishes an annual statement of accounts. The accounts are one of the means by which the Council demonstrates its stewardship of public money and they present the financial position of the Council as at 31 March each year. They are produced in the format stipulated by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) in accordance with best accounting practice.
Draft Statement of Accounts 2017/18
The Chief Financial Officer certified on 30th May 2018 that the draft statement of accounts gives a true and fair view of the financial position and expenditure and income of Redditch Borough Council for the year ending 31 March 2018. These draft statements of accounts are subject to audit and may change.
Building Control Financial Statement 2017-18
Statement of Accounts 2016/17
Auditor appointments to principal local government and police bodies from 2018/19
Public Sector Audit Appointments (PSAA) is specified as an appointing person under the provisions of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 and regulation 3 of the Local Audit (Appointing Person) Regulations 2015. For audits of the accounts from 2018/19, PSAA appoints an auditor to relevant principal local government authorities that have opted into its national scheme. Appointments are made for the duration of the five-year appointing period, covering the audits of the accounts for 2018/19 to 2022/23.
For the period 2018/19 to 2022/23 Grant Thornton have been appointed as auditors by the PSAA.