Agenda

Audit Committee - Wednesday, 16th November, 2022 10.30 am

Venue: Lecture Theatre - Training Centre, Sadler Road, Winsford, Cheshire CW7 2FQ. View directions

Contact: Emilie Salkeld  Governance Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Introductions and apologies

2.

Purpose of the Committee

The responsibilities of the Committee are set out below:

 

To monitor the adequacy and effectiveness of the external audit of the Authority’s services and functions and to:-

                    i.          Approve the nature and scope of the external audit of the Authority’s services and functions;

 

                   ii.          Consider external audit reports;

 

                 iii.          Monitor the Authority’s response to the external auditor’s findings and the implementation of external audit recommendations.

 

To monitor the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal audit arrangements and to: -

                    i.          Approve the annual Internal Audit Plan;

 

                   ii.          Monitor progress against the Plan through the receipt of periodic progress reports and an annual Internal Audit Report;

 

                 iii.          Consider any internal audit that provides less than substantial assurance and/or includes any high or critical risk ratings;

 

                 iv.          Monitor the response to Internal Audit Reports and the implementation of recommendations.

3.

Internal Audit - role, Annual Plan and update pdf icon PDF 757 KB

The Internal Auditor will lead a discussion about the role of internal audit and the items that are attached to the agenda.

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4.

External Audit - role, Annual Plan and update pdf icon PDF 4 MB

The External Auditor will lead a discussion about the role of external audit and the items that are attached to the agenda.

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5.

Future Work Programme of the Committee pdf icon PDF 56 KB

This item is intended to allow the Committee to consider and agree the future work programme.

6.

Training and Development for Committee members

This item is intended to allow the Committee to consider and agree the training and development requirement of the members of the Committee.

7.

Internal Audit Report - Business Continuity Planning Review pdf icon PDF 54 KB

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8.

Internal Audit - Progress Report Quarter 2 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 55 KB

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