Our annual accounts are published in line with statutory requirements that control how and when they are prepared, audited, approved and published.
The financial year ends on 31 March each year and the accounts are completed in June before they are audited. The audited accounts are published before the end of September.
You are entitled to inspect the accounts and supporting documents as part of the audit process. The inspection period lasts for 30 working days and must cover the first 10 working days of July. Statutory notices are published on our website in advance.
Each year we set detailed revenue and capital budgets.
The revenue budgets include income and expenditure relating to the day to day running of the Council.
The capital budgets include income and expenditure that will yield benefit to the Council over a period of more than a year (e.g. roads, buildings).
We manage the Council’s cash to ensure that:
When deciding how to invest money, we consider:
The return on investment is only considered once the first two conditions have been satisfied.
Recent information on Richmond’s treasury management has been reported to Cabinet as follows:
The Council’s VAT number is GB 222 8069 76.
The Accountancy team is available to answer queries about the Council’s accounts and finances between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.
The Accountancy Department
London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
44 York Street
Telephone: 020 8891 7200
Updated: 26 October 2016