At every Full Council meeting copies of the bank reconciliations, cashbooks and income and expenditure by budget heading are approved. The Council is obliged to publish all payments over £500 on its website. Click below to see payments and receipts so far for this financial year and for the last financial year.
Earlier financial records will be provided on request from email@example.com
The Council’s asset register for January 2021 can be found here.
The financial management of the Council is reviewed by an independent internal auditor, Farsight Consulting Ltd, and is examined by our external auditor PKF Littlejohn LLP. Their address is: 1 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London E14 4HD.
The last 5 years’ audit reports, and this year’s Notice of Conclusion of Audit, can be viewed here:
- Audit Report 2018-2019
- Audit Report 2017-2018
- Audit Report 2016-2017
- Audit Report 2015-2016
- Audit Report 2014-2015
Haslemere Town Council’s budget setting process begins in August, with the final budget being formally agreed at its January Full Council meeting. The current budget Haslemere Town Council is working to is the 2020-2021 budget.
Haslemere Town Council is responsible in law for ensuring that its financial management is adequate and effective. The Council has a sound system of internal control in place which facilitates the effective exercise of the Council’s functions, including arrangements for the management of risk.
These Financial Regulations govern the conduct of financial management by the Council and include arrangements for the:
- management of risk
- the prevention and detection of fraud and corruption
Financial Risk Assessment
The Council’s financial Risk Assessment in January 2021 can be found here.
The Town Council has a statutory duty to publish certain transparency documentation. Please see the report.
Community Help - Covid-19
There are several community groups which have been set up to assist residents during this difficult time: