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How to audit culture

Audit & Assurance Faculty

This practical guide outlines the eight steps to follow to conduct a successful internal audit of culture.

How do you audit a robot?

Internal Audit Panel

Guidance for internal auditors on providing assurance over robotic process automation (RPA). The ICAEW’s Internal Audit Panel outline the key risks for organisations in implementing RPA and how internal audit can mitigate these risks. ICAEW members can download more detailed guidance.

Auditing estimates: practical help for auditors

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Access resources on auditing accounting estimates to help you understand your current responsibilities and deal with practical challenges. You’ll also find information on recent developments that will help you to prepare for changes in requirements, in the light of IAASB’s project to revise ISA 540.

2018 ICAEW representations

Read the latest representations ICAEW has made to governments and other bodies on behalf of our members. Access them here in order of release.

Audit and assurance helpsheets

Helpsheets prepared by ICAEW technical specialists to assist you in your day-to-day work. We offer practical advice, respond to frequently asked questions and highlight the issues you may need to consider.

The Future of Audit: Corporate reporting and the role of the auditor

Audit and Assurance

The expectation gap between what is being audited and what people believe should be audited is an ongoing issue. We believe there is a demand for enhanced corporate reporting and greater assurance and if we can meet this demand, capital markets should function more effectively and trust in business should increase.