Category: Finance and budget

39 Finance and budget posts found.

Uncertainties add to budget challenges for council


Uncertainties created by the pandemic and supply chain issues are among some of the challenges that Shropshire Council’s budget faces in the…

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Blog: Direct Payments team working to help people live the life they want


To mark National Co-production Week, our Direct Payments team along with people who receive a Direct Payment (experts by experience) talk about…

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Coronavirus: COVID-19 grants help mask continuing budget pressures


Shropshire Council has ended the latest financial year in budget, recording an underspend on its £575m gross operating budget. The council’s end…

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News from our partners: 97 per cent of households respond to Census 2021

People in a wood - illustrating community work

News from our partners ONS (Office of National Statistics) The response to Census 2021 has exceeded all expectations, with 97 per cent…

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Leader urges PM to level up Shropshire and address social care funding

Leader urges PM to level up Shropshire and address social care funding

Council Leader Peter Nutting is asking Prime Minister Boris Johnson to come and visit Shropshire to see at first hand the impact…

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Proposed council tax increase reduced


Council tax in Shropshire is proposed to rise by 3.99% from April 2021 – a 1% lower increase than the council had…

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A financial strategy which responds to the continuing challenges


Next week’s meeting of Shropshire Council’s Cabinet (Monday 8 February 2021) will discuss the council’s financial plans for 2021/22 through to 2025/26,…

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Coronavirus: £17.5m in grants paid to over 2,400 Shropshire businesses this month alone

infographic showing business grants - £17.5m paid out during January 2021

Shropshire Council has paid £17.5m to 2,412 businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic, since the latest COVID-19 Grant scheme opened on 19…

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Coronavirus: Further business grant scheme opens to support businesses affected by current lockdown


Shropshire Council has today (Tuesday 26 January 2021) launched a new grant scheme to support the county’s businesses which have been affected…

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There’s still time to have your say in Shropshire Council’s budget consultation  


Shropshire Council is reminding residents that they are still able to comment on its annual budget consultation, which covers the period from 1 April 2021…

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