Report by Chief Operating Officer
20.1 The Cabinet considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer.
20.2 It was RESOLVED to endorse the Council’s Internal Audit Strategy 2016/17 and Annual Plan.
20.3 The strategy and Plan set out how the Council will meet its statutory requirements for internal audit as defined within the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015. The Strategy proposes an approach based on focussing audit resources in those areas where the highest risk to the achievement of the Council’s objectives lies.
Report by the Chief Operating Officer
9.1 The Committee considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer. The Head of Assurance highlighted the work undertaken jointly with Surrey County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council’s Internal Audit Teams and the potential for further integration.
9.2 The Committee discussed the auditing of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and Section 106 Agreements. The Head of Assurance set out that the Plan captured high level assessments of potential risks, with further details once the scope of the audit work had been identified. He further confirmed more work would be done on Contract Management in connection with the procurement transformation.
9.3 RESOLVED to endorse the Council’s Internal Audit Strategy 2016/17 and Annual Plan.