A guide on what organisations need to do to design and embed a framework to deliver operational resilience, including guidance on how to audit operational resilience. The first of two papers on operational resilience for internal audit teams.
Practical guides and reports on internal audit
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In this second paper on operational resilience, we will look at how to develop the audit approach.
ICAEW’s Internal Audit Panel has identified eight risk areas where boards and audit committees should be asking themselves whether they are receiving the objective assurance they need amid increased public scrutiny.
Change is a feature of doing business, but managing it successfully can be complex. This guide outlines how internal audit can help project managers implement changes by adopting good practices throughout the project life cycle.
This guide considers seven challenges commonly faced by smaller internal audit functions and provides recommendations to help heads of internal audit establish and grow an effective function that can meet its priorities.
Cloud computing is transforming business IT services, but it also poses significant risks that need to be planned for. This practical guide for internal audits outlines how they should assess risk management.
This practical guide outlines the eight steps to follow to conduct a successful internal audit of culture.
Guidance for internal auditors on how to provide assurance over the key risks involved in implementing robotic process automation (RPA).
How internal auditors should strengthen their governance frameworks to cover emerging data-analytics risks in the areas of quality, talent, independence and security.
In applying the principles of Assurance mapping it is often the case that, in practice, there is no individual within the organisation who has the relevant skills to start the process. It may also be the case that the Head of Internal Audit wants to help kick-start the process in order to showcase what can be achieved with assurance mapping.
How can finance departments and internal audit make the most of data science? This was the main question Centrica's internal audit team and ICAEW discussed at a workshop on 15 October 2018.