Diana Bruce, from the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals explains how employers can help foster the modern workplace, in particular, flexible working and flexible parental leave

In a corporate context it is important that there is a single common understanding of how the organisation defines and approaches risk, says Nigel Keogh, pensions policy manager at CIPFA.

The situation of government departments paying wildly different prices for the same goods has come to an end. But how has the Government Procurement Service transformed the way public sector spends?

There are a great many statistics published to support or weaken arguments for or against particular campaigns. But one set of figures published recently made a good many commentators in the media and beyond sit up and take note: the first authoritative figures on debt produced by the association representing those companies tasked with collecting it. Peter Wallwork, chief executive of the Credit Services Association, reports.

CIPFA has long understood the need for strategic financial advice that is not only technically perfect but is also grounded in the practicalities and demands of modern public services.

Failing to strengthen financial management in government is not an option, says Manj Kalar, Technical Manager for Central Government, CIPFA