The CIPFA Counter Fraud Centre in collaboration with Mazars and Public Concern at Work has unveiled a whistleblowing e-learning package.
For the first time in the UK professionally accredited counter fraud practitioners can join a chartered institute.
Annoucements include the introduction of a national living wage and cuts to working age benefits.
The LGA predicts local authorities could face a £3.3bn cut in funding in 2016/17, and a funding gap of £9.5bn by the end of the decade.
A new cyber-security training course has been launched to help the procurement profession stay safe online.