Guidance

Whole of Government Accounts 2015 to 2016: guidance for preparers

Template for central government and English local government Whole of Government Accounts.

Documents

Local government guidance

Central government guidance

Bridging tool for local government 2015-16

Details

This page contains detailed guidance for English local authorities, central government bodies and public corporations in England and Wales who are required to complete Whole of Government Accounts returns.

Information for preparers in Scotland can be found on the Scottish government website.

Information for preparers in Northern Ireland can be found on the Department of Finance Northern Ireland website.

Information for preparers in Wales can be found on the Welsh government website.

Published 29 March 2016
Last updated 7 October 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated: Central Government Guidance
  2. Updated attachment: WGA 2015-16 guidance – central government grants list for use by English local government
  3. Updated with 'Whole of Government Accounts 2015-16 guidance: match relationships'
  4. Documents have been updated with latest information.
  5. Updated: Central Government and English Local Government WGA 2015-2016 Data Collection Tool (DCT) Whole of Government Accounts 2015-16 guidance: management review checklist for local government Whole of Government Accounts 2015-16 form: CG-04 management review checklist for central government Whole of Government Accounts 2015-16 form: CG-05 template for the notification of audit completion
  6. Updated: Bridging tool for Local Government 2015-16
  7. Title changes to recent documents to avoid download errors.
  8. Amended to include attachment with up to date data collection tool for Welsh Government.
  9. Updated to include most recent guidance.
  10. Attached document, 'Whole of Government Accounts 2015-16 guidance: key dates' removed as no longer correct. New dates will be published.
  11. First published.