What we spend and how we spend it

InformationDescriptionFrequency of publicationDetails of Charges
Annual audit and inspectionAudits of the Council’s statutory accountsAnnualNo charge
Annual audit reportAudit of performance against budgetsAnnualNo charge
BudgetsTotal and service related budgets – targets, funding, settlements and savingsAnnualNo charge
Capital programmeComparison of the actual spend in a financial year, against the budget set AnnualNo charge
Carers grantsHow to applyUpdated as requiredNo charge
CommunicationsGuidelines for employeesAs requiredNo charge
Contracts and tendersContracts awarded for works advertised by the Council and its partnersUpdated as requiredNo charge
Council budgetsBudgets for all  council servicesAnnualNo charge
Council financeThe financial regulations governing the CouncilUpdated as requiredNo charge
Council grantsThe value of grants paid out by the CouncilAnnualNo charge
Council procurementContact details for the Council’s Procurement ServicesUpdated as requiredNo charge
Council taxHow it is calculated and collected and what it fundsAs requiredNo charge
Council tax – adult social care preceptWhat it isAs requiredNo charge
Council tax- adult social care preceptHow it is shown on your council tax billAs requiredNo charge
Devon Procurement PartnershipThe terms of reference and objectives for the Devon Procurement PartnershipUpdated as requiredNo charge
Early years entitlementEntitlement to Early Years fundingUpdated as requiredNo charge
Expenditure over £500All items of council expenditure over £500 MonthlyNo charge
Financial RegulationsThe framework for managing the authority’s financial affairs. The Regulations apply to every Member and Officer of the Authority and anyone acting on its behalf.Update as requiredNo charge
Free school mealsHow to apply for free school mealsUpdated as requiredNo charge
Government benefitsBenefits available to the public AnnualNo charge
Health and social care financeHow to apply for health and social care fundingUpdated as requiredNo charge
How to do business with usHow to contact the council for business purposesAnnualNo charge
Internal financial regulationsOutline of how the Council conforms to financial regulations AnnualNo charge
Medium Term Financial PlanHow the council is performing against budgetsAnnualNo charge
Members allowance schemeHow much we pay our councillorsAnnualNo charge
Opportunities portalOpportunities for businesses to supply services to the CouncilUpdated as requiredNo charge

Pay and grading structure

Leadership Group

All employees 

Leadership Group

Salary scales for all grades, apprentices, occupational therapists and Youth and Community (JNC)

Updated as requiredNo charge
Pay Multiple – published as part of the Transparency Code A pay multiple is the ratio between two employee groups. The County Council’s Pay Policy provides three pay multiples
The ratio of the highest paid post to the lowest paid post
The ratio of the highest paid post to the median average pay level
The ratio of mean average pay for Chief Officer to non-Chief officers
Update as requiredNo charge
Pension Fund Investment HoldingsPension Fund investments and private markets data – published quarter y in arrearsQuarterlyNo charge
Procurement policyA copy of the Council’s Corporate Procurement PolicyAnnualNo charge
Repair and renew grantsHow to apply for Repair & Renew GrantsUpdated as requiredNo charge
Senior officer salariesSenior officers and their salariesAnnualNo charge
Staff allowancesVaried allowances paid to employeesUpdate as required.No charge
Statement of AccountsFinancial information concerning the Council’s spendingAnnualNo charge
TendersOpportunities for businesses to tender to provide goods and servicesUpdated as requiredNo charge
Treasury Management and Investment StrategyThe Council’s policy on investments and management of the pension fundAnnualNo charge