Ahrens, Thomas and Ferry, Laurence (2021) 'Debate: What support should local government expect from accounting during a sudden crisis such as Covid-19?', Public money & management., 41 (1). pp. 12-14.
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a crisis in public services. More specifically, there is pressure on financial management to respond. However, a gap exists in understanding the support accounting can provide during a sudden crisis. The purpose of this debate piece is to consider the role of accounting during the pandemic at the local government level. After an initial ‘whatever it takes’ approach the fundamentals of good planning and budgeting become ever more important moving forward to not only deal with the pandemic but its impact and implications.
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|Publisher Web site:||https://doi.org/10.1080/09540962.2021.1825163|
|Publisher statement:||This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Public money & management on 12 October 2020, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com//10.1080/09540962.2021.1825163|
|Date accepted:||15 September 2020|
|Date deposited:||30 September 2020|
|Date of first online publication:||12 October 2020|
|Date first made open access:||12 April 2022|
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