Internal audit and corporate fraud

Internal audit

The Internal Audit Section provides services to the Council,Pension Fund, the Assessor and a number of external organisations. Its purpose, authority and responsibility within the Council is prescribed in the Internal Audit Charter.

Fraud and irregularities

In accordance with our financial regulations, where any matter arises and involves or is thought to involve any fraud or irregularities, it should be reported immediately to the Corporate Audit and Performance Manager.

Audit and Scrutiny Committee

The work of the Internal Audit Section is reported to the 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.

The committee also has a responsibility for scrutiny matters and this is set out in the Scrutiny Framework.

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