Welcome to the Finance pages of Runnymede Borough Council. These pages aim to provide you with details of the Council's spending plans, its budgets and accounts, purchasing arrangements, Council Tax and Business rate information and a general background into what the Finance Department does.
If you cannot find what you are looking for or would like any further information on any of the topics, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or use the contact details at the bottom of each related section.
Quick links to financial information about Runnymede
Information about the services for which the Finance Department is responsible.
Financial Forecast and Strategy
The Financial Forecast sets out the Council's spending plans over the next five years and their implications for the level of Council Tax.
Statement of Accounts (and Summary Accounts)
These documents provide information for recent years on the Council's income and expenditure during the year and balances at the year end. Our accounts are prepared in accordance with the accounting conventions which apply to all local authorities. The Summary of Accounts provides a much briefer and uncomplicated picture of the main statements.
Annual Budget Book and Service Committee Outturns
The budget is approved by the Council in February each year and is the basis on which the Council decides what Council Tax it will charge in the next financial year. The Budget Book presents estimates of expenditure and income for all our services. It also includes various service statistics to put these figures into some context and provides details of our charges for services (e.g. car parks, lettings, etc).
Council Tax and Business Rates
Information on Council Tax and Business Rates.
Spotlight on Spend - What we spend and how we spend it.
Would you like to know more about what we pay for services such as street cleaning, leisure and housing? You can now easily find out online about spending with suppliers for these and many other services that we provide.
Procurement and Purchasing information
We purchase millions of pounds worth of goods and services every year. This section explains how to do business with the Council and how to get paid promptly. Amongst other things it covers forthcoming tenders, our prompt payment policy and our standard contract conditions.
External Audit Reports and Inspection Letters
Here you will find the reports sent to us by our independent auditors. It includes reports on the audit of the accounts and other information about our performance and the results of statutory inspections.