The Government Finance Function exists to enable the delivery of high-quality public services and to ensure that public money is spent efficiently and effectively. We are responsible for supporting the management of over £800 billion of public expenditure each year, as well as over £2,000 billion in assets and £4,500 billion of liabilities.
Government Finance Function
Standard: Functional standard for Finance
The purpose of this government standard is to set expectations for the effective management and use of public funds.
08 September 2021 - Standard
Guidance: Orange Book
This guidance establishes the concept of risk management.
23 August 2021 - Guidance
Guidance: Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing Strategy
The Government Finance Function’s Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing Strategy seeks to embed cultural and behavioural change, support wellbeing, and improve functional diversity and inclusion data quality and visibility.
25 February 2021 - Guidance