Insurance and Accounting for Councils – a guide for new council clerks and councillors

Insurance and Accounting for Councils guide

To help new local & parish council clerks and councillors, we have teamed up with Scribe Accounts to produce a free guide on Insurance and Accounting for Councils.

The guide is designed to help new clerks and councillors understand the different types of insurance available to councils, as well as provide more information regarding the keeping of council accounts.

Download the FREE guide now

The Insurance and Accounting for Councils guide is available to download for free. Simply click the button below now to download it:

If you have any questions about the advice given in the guide, or would like more information about how we could help your council, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Insurance for councils – what you need to know

This part of the guide is designed to help new local and parish council clerks and councillors understand some of the different types of insurance available to councils. It can also be used as a refresher for current clerks looking to better understand the basics of council insurance.

We explain insurance covers for councils including:

  • Public Liability
  • Property Damage
  • Employers’ Liability
  • Cyber Insurance

Accounting for councils – what you need to know

This section will help you understand the benefits of using web-based accountancy software and some of the areas Scribe Accounts can assist your council with.

Scribe Accounts also provide some valuable advice regarding:

  • Year-End Accounts for councils
  • Making Tax Digital and VAT
  • Income & expenditure vs. receipts & payments

Download the FREE guide now

The Insurance and Accounting for Councils guide is available to download for free. Simply click the button below now to download it:

If you have any questions about the advice given in the guide, or would like more information about how we could help your council, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

About BHIB Councils Insurance

We provide specialist insurance and risk management solutions for local councils. Our council insurance offering can consist of a range of covers to protect not only your council or parish, but also your clerks, councillors and volunteers.

About Scribe Accounts

Scribe Accounts is a budget-led accounts package, purpose-built for Town and Parish councils, designed to make it easy to produce compliant council accounts.

Any views or opinions expressed in this document are for guidance only and are not intended as a substitute for appropriate professional advice. We have taken all reasonable steps to ensure the information contained herein is accurate at the time of writing. In relation to any particular insurance related issues, readers are advised to seek specific professional advice.

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BHIB Councils Insurance provides specialist insurance solutions for Local and Parish Councils. As part of BHIB Insurance Brokers, we have been delivering professional insurance and risk management guidance to our customers for over 50 years.

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