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Stand 32

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Allen Lane Recruitment
Stand 20

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Ambient People
Stand 46

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Analyse LOCAL
Stand 28

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Caatalyst
Stand 25

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Camdor Global Advisors
Stand 48 / Drinks Reception Sponsor

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CCLA
Stand 24

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CIPFA

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CIVICA
Stand 36

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FISCAL TECHNOLOGIES LTD
Stand 35

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HeyCentric
Stand 22

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HSO
Stand 11

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Imperial Treasury Services Ltd
Stand 19

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IMPOWER Consulting
Stand 15 / Workshop Sponsor

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Ivy Rock Partners
Stand 54

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Kefron
Stand 18 / Workshop Sponsor

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LG Futures Limited
Stand 27

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Liberata
Stand 33

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Lighthouse GRC
Stand 55

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Link Group
Stand 44

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Morgan Law
Stand 50

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MRI Software
Stand 26

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Penna
Stand 17

exhibitor / sponsor

PFM Financial Advisors
Stand 14 / Workshop Sponsor

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Proactis
Stand 3

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Public Finance

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Royal London Asset Management
Stand 23

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Santander
Stand 43

exhibitor / sponsor

Socitm Advisory
Stand 29 / Workshop Sponsor

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TechnologyOne
Stand 34 / Headline Sponsor

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Tullett Prebon
Stand 40

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Unit4 Business Software Ltd
Stand 9/ Workshop Sponsor

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Vision ERP
Stand 53

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Zurich Municipal
Stand 51 / Workshop Sponsor

AAT

Stand 1
Website: www.aat.org.uk

The world is changing like never before. So at AAT, we never stand still. We develop finance qualifications that ensure business can draw upon skilled people, fully equipped to meet its challenges head-on. We believe everyone should have the opportunity to unleash their career ambition – so we make it happen. We break down barriers, empowering more people with the real world expertise valued by organisations in all sectors. As part of the AAT community, members belong to an inclusive association of accountancy professionals. With access to a network of insights, opportunities and lifetime learning – we keep skills up to date, relevant and ready for business. At AAT we’re working to make all our futures better.

0207 3973139

Advanced

Stand 32
Website: www.oneadvanced.com

Advanced has been helping deliver excellence to UK citizens for over 30 years by boosting productivity while reducing departmental costs.

We understand the challenges that public sector organisations are facing and the pressure to deliver regular savings while continually improving efficiencies.

Our range of industry-leading solutions can facilitate your organisation’s positive impact on the community by empowering both your back-office and frontline services.

With over 22,000+ global customers and 2,700 employees, our business software creates positive change. We can provide solutions for every department from Finance, Procurement, Governance, Legal to People Management and more.

 

0330 404 3583

Allen Lane Recruitment

Stand 20
Website: www.allenlane.co.uk

Allen Lane proudly connects the greatest talent with the UK’s public sector and not-for-profit organisations.

Our understanding of the unique challenges and demands on local authorities enables us to source experienced local government professionals that share your ethos and meet the technical requirements of the role.

From finance and operational to policy, IT and governance, our established network of skilled professionals spans all levels of expertise. This enables us to fill the talent gaps necessary, on a permanent, interim and executive search capacity.

07921 336 643

Ambient People

Stand 46
Website: www.ambientpeople.co.uk

Ambient People is an independent recruitment company founded to apply the significant experience of our leadership team to engaging finance, programme and change management professionals within the Local Government Sector. Our focus is finding career opportunities where individuals can thrive and grow both personally and professionally.

07967 689575

Analyse LOCAL

Stand 28
Website: analyselocal.co.uk

Analyse LOCAL provides tools and services to assist Councils with all aspects of Revenues work. These tools include forecasting losses to the rating list, ratebase maximisation and Council Tax assessment finding, Small Business Rates Relief audits and Business Rates advice and consultancy. Analyse LOCAL is used by over half of all Councils in England and has successfully identified over £400m in additional rateable value. All services are also included in 3 procurement frameworks.

07384216591

Caatalyst

Stand 25
Website: www.caatalyst.com

Caatalyst are market leading recovery audit specialists. 

We have recovered many millions of pounds for our Public Sector clients, including LB Waltham Forest, Birmingham City Council, LB Harrow and Coventry City Council. Our unique audit ensures the very highest cash recoveries.

Our fees are on a success only % basis so no client budget is required.

020 7 740 2777

Camdor Global Advisors

Stand 48 / Drinks Reception Sponsor
Website: www.camdorglobaladvisors.com

Camdor Global Advisors is an innovative investment, risk and governance advisory firm, focused on finding holistic value-add solutions to our clients’ problems and helping them reach their goals, particularly in today’s uncertain environment. Clients include leading local authorities and pension funds across the country.

Key areas we advise on include macro and financial advice, economic scenario analysis, ESG reporting and monitoring, counterparty risk assessments, due diligence, restructuring and workouts, debt advisory and asset-liability management. We work across the whole balance sheet including treasury, non-treasury investment pools, pension schemes, capital programmes and housing. We are independent and FCA authorised.

07801552755

CCLA

Stand 24
Website: www.ccla.co.uk

CCLA is a leading sustainability fund manager, serving local authorities and the public sector, as well as charities, faith-based organisations and individuals, our purpose is to help our clients maximise their impact on society by harnessing the power of investment markets. CCLA is part owned by The Local Authorities’ Mutual Investment Trust (LAMIT), comprised of representatives from the associations of local government from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

CCLA Investment Management Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

 

020 7489 6105

CIPFA


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CIPFA, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, is the professional body for people in public finance. Our 14,000 members work throughout the public services, in national audit agencies, in major accountancy firms, and in other bodies where public money needs to be effectively and efficiently managed.

As the world’s only professional accountancy body to specialise in public services, CIPFA’s portfolio of qualifications are the foundation for a career in public finance. They include the benchmark professional qualification for public sector accountants as well as a postgraduate diploma for people already working in leadership positions. They are taught by our in-house CIPFA Education and Training Centre as well as other places of learning around the world.

We also champion high performance in public services, translating our experience and insight into clear advice and practical services. They include information and guidance, courses and conferences, property and asset management solutions, consultancy and interim people for a range of public sector clients.

Globally, CIPFA shows the way in public finance by standing up for sound public financial management and good governance. We work with donors, partner governments, accountancy bodies and the public sector around the world to advance public finance and support better public services.

 

CIVICA

Stand 36
Website: www.civica.com

As a global GovTech champion, our software supports critical services that serve citizens in communities around the world.

With 30+ years’ experience in providing UK public sector organisations with technology solutions, we empower teams to save money and improve lives in their community.

Through our commitment to turning ideas into action, over 5,000 organisations and 2.5 million professionals, use our software to deliver future-ready public services.

FinancialsLIVE, our financials cloud solution, offers a single financial view to ensure informed management decisions. Teams can track the financial impact of every decision through insightful data to optimise business efficiency and minimise risk.

07887 850273

FISCAL TECHNOLOGIES LTD

Stand 35
Website: fiscaltec.com

FISCAL Technologies is the leading provider of risk intelligence solutions that empower progressive finance teams to protect organisational spend. Our award-winning solutions use forensics and AI to provide a unique view of risk. We continually safeguard working capital by preventing financial loss and eliminating supplier risk while maintaining regulatory compliance. Since 2003, FISCAL has processed over 1 billion transactions, valued at over £5 trillion, and is relied upon by leading private and public sector organisations.

0845 6801905

HeyCentric

Stand 22
Website: heycentric.com

HeyCentric is a modular Income Management solution which enables Public Sector organisations to process, allocate and evaluate their income.

We offer:

• Intuitive income allocation tools with a built-in job scheduler and self-service reporting.

• ETL: low/no-code file transformation – allowing seamless integration with Line of Business Systems.

• Payment processing: fully PCI compliant solutions for in-person, telephone, and web payments.

• Telephony: Mid-Call, End-Call and fully automated IVR.

• Pay By Link: secure payment links sent by email, SMS or WhatsApp. • Built-in virtual Bank Reconciliation

• Recurring Card Payments

• Refunds, Reversals & Chargebacks: all processed from within HeyCentric.

07990576540

HSO

Stand 11
Website: www.hso.com

Financial leaders, are you still juggling spreadsheets and siloed data? Imagine streamlining processes, boosting transparency, and making data-driven decisions with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance. HSO, your trusted Microsoft Public Sector partner for over 30 years, brings you expertise and proven accelerators to fast track deployment allowing you to optimise budgets, make data-driven decisions, and serve residents with greater efficiency. And a familiar Microsoft user experience ensures rapid adoption. Visit the Public Sector team on stand 11 and discover how Microsoft and HSO can be your secret weapon to enhance fiscal predictability.

07849087668

Imperial Treasury Services Ltd

Stand 19
Website: www.imperialtreasury.co.uk

Founded in 2019, Imperial Treasury Services Ltd is an independent broking company based in Hertford, specialising in assisting Local Authorities, Corporates and Financial Institutions with their treasury requirements. Our dedicated team of market professionals provide customers with a tailored service, dealing with all funding and investment needs.

01992945550

IMPOWER Consulting

Stand 15 / Workshop Sponsor
Website: impower.co.uk

About IMPOWER. We were founded in 2000 by a local authority Chief Executive and are staffed by people with experience from both the public and private sectors. Everyone who works for us is deeply committed to enhancing the pivotal role that public services play in our communities and society. We start with the recognition that the problems we want to tackle are complex problems. By this we mean that the challenges are not easily contained and necessitate working with diverse populations with conflicting agendas. To address these challenges, we have developed a unique capability in working with complexity. We have consistently demonstrated that performance can be improved and, importantly, this improved performance can be sustained, citizens’ lives made noticeably better and public services left more resilient to manage future challenges.

+447769654989

Ivy Rock Partners

Stand 54
Website: www.ivyrockpartners.com

Ivy Rock Partners provide search and recruitment support to organisations with social purpose wanting only the very best service. Using our experience, it is our goal to proactively find ways to help you, with a consistent long term objective in mind. We are not a ‘volume’ agency, our clients and candidates are selected with equal care.

0207 459 4753

Kefron

Stand 18 / Workshop Sponsor
Website: ww.kefron.com

Kefron AP is a powerful invoice automation solution that simplifies the most complex AP process for next-gen touch-free processing in the public sector including Leeds City Council, East Midlands Shared Services and Brent Council. We enable AP teams to efficiently manage supplier invoices by focusing on the accuracy of data extraction, and the adaptability to your systems and processes. If you are looking to go paperless, cut costs and centralise your invoice process, consider AP Automation as part of your 2024 growth strategy.

+353879054148

LG Futures Limited

Stand 27
Website: www.lgfutures.co.uk

LG Futures works exclusively with the public sector to help deliver improved and more cost-effective services.  

Specialising in financial management, funding and accounting, we support clients through a blend of bespoke advice, training and instant access subscriber tools. Since being established in 2004, we have worked with over 91% of local authorities, in addition to major central government departments and public sector bodies.

In particular, our support focuses on: understanding current and future cost pressures; navigating the complexity of the funding system; dealing with the ongoing impact of economic uncertainty; and overcoming unprecedented demands on resources.

+441908410811

Liberata

Stand 33
Website: www.liberata.com

Liberata is one of the UK’s leading managed services providers and innovative solutions to the Government; the wider public sector and commercial organisations. For over 45 years we have been offering Customer Services, Finance & Accounting, Payroll and Revenues & Benefits support. Liberata can help you redefine your services; reinvent technology and reshape outcomes. we are trusted to do this on behalf of over 800 organisations.

07787262930

Lighthouse GRC

Stand 55
Website: lighthousegrc.uk

Lighthouse GRC is a commercial-off-the-shelf software system designed to assist Government and other accountable authorities in meeting their legislative obligations and achieve better practice in areas of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC).

Lighthouse GRC works alongside your Enterprise systems to streamline GRC and other key business processes. Lighthouse GRC enables entities to replace manual processes with an easy-to-use system that efficiently and effectively provides the business capability needed, including comprehensive reporting and data analytics functionality. The Lighthouse GRC Module Library contains over 150 existing business processes, which can be imported into your instance immediately and with minimal configuration.

+44 203 911 0330

Link Group

Stand 44
Website: www.linkgroup.eu

Link Treasury Services: the best resourced and most experienced treasury advisor in the UK Public Sector.

Link Treasury Services is the market leading provider of independent treasury and capital finance (including asset finance) advisory services to UK public sector organisations.

Our team is drawn from both the public and private sectors, combining extensive skills and deep industry knowledge with a strong public service ethos.

Our specialist advisory teams offer an unrivalled breadth and depth of experience providing an independent and responsive service to over 350 organisations.

The quality of our service is supported by the largest and most experienced treasury, technical accounting and asset finance, team in the UK Public Sector.

Visit us at Stand 44.

 

0333 300 1927

Morgan Law

Stand 50
Website: www.morgan-law.com

Morgan Law have been helping organisations in the public and not-for-profit sectors increase hiring efficiencies and reduce talent costs since our inception in 2000. Morgan Law specialises in recruiting interim and permanent finance professionals into the local government sector and not for profit sectors. In addition to the above Morgan Law specialises in recruiting into other professional disciplines such as HR, IT, Procurement and Project Management. Morgan Law work with many Local authorities across the UK, so would be well placed to help you with any recruitment needs.

MRI Software

Stand 26
Website: www.mrisoftware.com.uk

MRI Software is a leading UK provider of IFRS compliant capital and lease accounting software to the public sector. With 300+ Local/Central Government and NHS Trusts already using MRI’s (formerly Real Asset Management) proven software, it is fully compliant with IFRS, FReM and CIPFA requirements and available to purchase via the G-Cloud 12 framework.

 

Visit us on stand 11 to discover how MRI Software can help you achieve compliance with IFRS 16 lease accounting regulations.

 

• Save valuable time with extracting, collating and analysing your lease data

• Deliver financial transparency on the management of leases

• Centralise control and automate complex calculations and tasks

+44 (0)20 3861 7100

Penna

Stand 17
Website: penna.com

CIPFA and Penna have come together to offer a unique recruitment and career service. This partnership between the leading people management business and the world’s only public sector accountancy body offers unrivalled access to the best finance professionals across the UK. Having the right people, with the right skills, to get the job done is key to overcoming the financial challenges that face the public sector. CIPFA-Penna consultants specialise in both interim and permanent appointments, providing a quality recruitment service which focuses on financial management and corporate services across the public sector. We have an extensive network of finance professionals with experience gained across a range of organisations, sectors and disciplines.

07395 855007

PFM Financial Advisors

Stand 14 / Workshop Sponsor

PFM

We are financial advisors and consultants focussed solely on the public sector. We act on behalf of local authorities and seek to avoid any conflict of interest. Our client focus, combined with our bedrock principles of Ingenuity, Sustainability and Resourcefulness, helps us deliver on our promise of independent advice for people transforming their world. PFM’s professionals embody the ethos of the public sector, with many themselves having spent time in the public sector. Our culture sustains independence and values objective advice. As an independent advisor, we are free to focus on the outcomes sought by our clients and our responsibility is to them alone.

• Managed Service Provider to the UKMBA

• Local Authority Sponsorship Programme (LACC)

• Financial and Budget Consulting

• Financial Recovery Programmes.

UK Municipal Bonds Agency

The UK Municipal Bonds Agency provides capital finance to UK councils. With 56 local authorities and the Local Government Association as shareholders, it is owned by local government for local government. By providing loans on a contractual basis, unlike the PWLB, the UKMBA protects councils from arbitrary changes to the terms and conditions of loans they take out. In contrast to other alternatives to the PWLB, the UKMBA offers clear and transparent pricing so local authorities always know they have borrowed at the best market rates available.

Proactis

Stand 3
Website: www.proactis.com

Proactis is a leading Source-to-Pay software solution provider for mid-market organisations across a range of service-led industries.

Our value-led proposition and modular approach supports mid-market resources, budgets and priorities, is easy to implement and use for rapid access to long-lasting benefits, and is supported by direct local customer service throughout our relationship.

Proactis Rego, our end-to-end modular platform, enables customers to control and optimise spend and manage supply-chain risk; to improve compliance and governance of their purchasing activities; to reduce the cost of goods and services; and to deliver efficiencies, all through process digitisation and automation.

+44 (0)1937 545 070

Public Finance


Website: http://www.publicfinance.co.uk/

As the official magazine of CIPFA, Public Finance provides insight and analysis for public finance professionals in UK and beyond.

Make sure you register – it’s free to keep up to date with all premium content, including features, interviews and case studies at subs.publicfinance.co.uk/register

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Public Finance Awards
The Public Finance Awards celebrate and showcase people, products and services that demonstrate excellence and originality within public finance.

More information and to enter: publicfinanceawards.co.uk

Royal London Asset Management

Stand 23
Website: www.rlam.com/uk/institutional-investors/

At Royal London Asset Management, we do things a little differently.

As an integral part of customer-owned mutual Royal London, we put our clients at the heart of what we do, with a longer-term approach to generating investment returns.

We’re committed to delivering outstanding active asset management value for clients around the world.

It’s asset management excellence with a longer-term perspective.

020 7506 6500

Santander

Stand 43
Website: www.santander.co.uk/corporate

Santander has a dedicated Local Authority team. They can provide services across debt, money markets, interest rate hedging and capital markets. The team have specific expertise in Local Authorities who consider using interest rate derivatives to manage their interest rate exposure. If you would like to learn more, our team would be delighted to talk to you.

07718121299

Socitm Advisory

Stand 29 / Workshop Sponsor
Website: www.socitmadvisory.co.uk

Socitm Advisory is a transformation partner, working with public service leaders to improve the services they deliver. It specialises in ERP Advisory & Delivery, Digital & Service Transformation and Technology & Infrastructure Modernisation, providing independent and expert strategic advice and delivering solutions.

With more than 100 customers across local government and the wider public sector, it has a proven track record of delivering change programmes that improve public services for the benefit of not only the organisations, but also the communities they serve.

TechnologyOne

Stand 34 / Headline Sponsor
Website: technologyonecorp.co.uk

TechnologyOne is Australia’s largest enterprise software company, with locations across six countries. We provide a global SaaS ERP solution that transforms business and makes life simple for our customers. Our deeply integrated OneCouncil SaaS solution is available on any device, anywhere and any time and is incredibly easy to use. Our integrated approach to SaaS ERP enables you to consolidate your technology stack, simplify council business systems in one platform and transform your digital experience. Leveraging more than 30 years’ experience working with local government across Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, TechnologyOne is best placed to help your council adapt to the changing landscape and reduce your administrative burden.

07718934484

Tullett Prebon

Stand 40
Website: www.tullettprebon.com

Tullett Prebon is a world-leading intermediary in the wholesale financial markets with a proud heritage stretching back over 150 years.

We are leaders in the building society, corporate, institutional and UK local government markets with particular expertise in long-term public sector funding.

With our partnered Platform we have access to a deep pool of local authority focused forward long-term lenders, providing the easiest and most competitive route to market.

We also provide a bespoke investment service tailored to our client’s needs, enabling access to highly competitive money-market and ESG rates and offering diversity when placing fixed term deposits.

+442072007042

Unit4 Business Software Ltd

Stand 9/ Workshop Sponsor
Website: www.unit4.com

Unit4 has a 40 year track record of successfully helping public sector organizations to achieve their digital transformation goals. Unit4 ERP (formally known as Agresso) is the market leading digital operating platform for over 400 Public Sector organisations.

Today Unit4 ERP brings together the capabilities of Finance, Procurement, Contract, Spend Management, Project Management and HCM, offering an agile, modular, intuitive portfolio of solutions built to deliver your digital transformation agenda, enabling efficiency, collaboration, productivity, and innovation.

Our customers state up to 50% reduction in procurement cost, 80% reduction in manual administrative tasks and £100’000’s saving in IT costs.

“Improved visibility, workflow, flexibility, time and costs savings mean that we are ideally placed to meet the challenges we face today and in the future.” – Mark Pearson, Business and Corporate Applications manager at Hoople.

Vision ERP

Stand 53
Website: visionerp.co.uk

At Vision ERP are innovators in the realm of ERP solutions, particularly with Unit4’s suite of products. Our reputation is built on a foundation of successfully reviving and steering complex projects to success. Everybody at Vision ERP is a carefully chosen expert, known for their specialised skills and ability to blend seamlessly into diverse environments. Our team’s approachable and honest demeanour ensures we’re not just consultants, we’re your trusted advisors. Our distinction lies in our customer-centric approach and our commitment to ethical business practices. We’re not just implementing solutions, we’re ensuring your success.

07496340506

Zurich Municipal

Stand 51 / Workshop Sponsor
Website: www.zurich.co.uk/municipal

At Zurich Municipal, we are committed to protecting the public and voluntary sectors. As the only direct dealing insurer in the sector, we have worked in partnership with the public sector, community organisations, charities, educational institutions, the housing sector, health and non-profit organisations for over 30 years. We offer the peace of mind that comes with our heritage and financial stability. Our full end to end, in-house team gives you everything you need – from experts who can help you prevent problems before they occur, to claims and major loss specialists who will get you back up and running, should an incident interrupt your vital work.

0800 232 1901