Use financial forecasting to plan for any scenario

Financial foresight provides you with a multifaceted model to develop a robust medium and long term baseline financial forecast, with relevant comparative benchmarks for every council in England.

This will help you to understand wider performance and socioeconomic context for financial decisions, as well as prescribing remedies for intervention through testing and appraising a range of financial strategies and scenarios.

Our financial strategy accelerator workshop supports you in the development of an action plan and an implementation pathway. You will have exclusive access to our other public services tools to help accelerate your financial planning process.

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partner Phillip Woolley

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Targeted financial recovery

An eight week programme of financial recovery and turnaround measures designed to support those authorities either in, or at immediate risk of severe financial distress and failure.

Service line trajectories

Refined models for providing robust demand forecasting and cost control discipline for critical demand led services, such as adult social care and children’s services.

Good growth model

Economic development analytics and impact assessments to support growth strategies of councils seeking to grow income.

Financial strategy accelerator workshop

Take the time to develop your own sustainable holistic financial strategy and action plan with help from our local government specialists, data science and modelling teams.

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Amanda Askham, Director of Business Improvement and Development Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council

“Working with Grant Thornton to use the Financial Foresight tool, we were able to get straight into the heart of rich conversations about the different financial trajectories for both Councils, and to agree a set of interventions to strengthen their position over the medium term. The whole process has helped us to inject pace and rigour into our financial improvement programmes.” 

In partnership with CIPFA