What we spend and how we spend it

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

Leadership Group

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

Leadership Group 

All employees 


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 chargePay Multiple 
Pension Fund Investment HoldingsPension Fund investments and private markets data – published quarter y in arrearsQuarterlyNo chargePension Fund Investment Holdings 
Procurement policyA copy of the Council’s Corporate Procurement PolicyAnnualNo chargePDF document
Repair and renew grantsHow to apply for Repair & Renew GrantsUpdated as requiredNo chargeWeb link
Senior officer salariesSenior officers and their salariesAnnualNo chargeWeb link
Staff allowancesVaried allowances paid to employeesUpdate as required.No chargeStaff allowances 
Statement of AccountsFinancial information concerning the Council’s spendingAnnualNo chargeWeb link
TendersOpportunities for businesses to tender to provide goods and servicesUpdated as requiredNo chargeWeb link
Treasury Management and Investment StrategyThe Council’s policy on investments and management of the pension fundAnnualNo chargeWeb link