Internal audit and corporate fraud

Internal audit

We provide services to the Council, Pension Fund, the Assessor and a number of external organisations. Our purpose, authority and responsibility within the Council is prescribed in the Internal Audit Charter.

Fraud and irregularities

Where any matter arises and involves or is thought to involve any fraud or irregularities, it should be reported immediately to the Corporate Fraud Team. For more information please go to the Fraud and Irregularities page


Whistleblowing is the term used when a person passes on information concerning wrongdoing. All whistleblowing concerns which are reported will be investigated by the Corporate Fraud Team. For more information and to report whistleblowing concerns please go to the Whistleblowing page.

Audit Committee

Our work is reported to the Audit Committee (formerly Audit and Scrutiny Committee) who meet 4 times a year. Copies of all audit reports considered by the committee are available through our minutes and agendas.