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Audit committees - ICAEW guidance

Support and guidance from the ICAEW for audit committees

Assurance mapping

Audit and Assurance Faculty November 2016. Reviewed September 2018

Assurance maps can be a powerful tool providing great insights for boards, senior management and audit committees. Here the Audit and Assurance Faculty explores the concept of assurance maps and the benefits to various stakeholders.

The internal audit function

Audit and Assurance Faculty March 2004

Guidance for audit committees: Guidance to assist non-executive directors on audit committees to gain an understanding of the provisions of the Combined Code on Corporate Governance and the requirement for the audit committee to ‘monitor and review the effectiveness of the company’s internal audit function.’

Whistleblowing arrangements

Audit and Assurance Faculty March 2004

Guidance for audit committees: Guidance to assist non-executive directors on audit committees to gain an understanding of the provisions of the Combined Code on Corporate Governance

Monitoring the integrity of financial statements

Audit and Assurance Faculty March 2004

Guidance for audit committees: Guidance to assist non-executive directors on audit committees to gain an understanding of the provisions of the Combined Code on Corporate Governance

Working with your auditors

Audit and Assurance Faculty November 2003

Guidance for audit committees: Guidance to assist non-executive directors on audit committees to gain an understanding of the provisions of the Combined Code on Corporate Governance

Reviewing auditor independence

Audit and Assurance Faculty November 2003

Guidance for audit committees: Guidance to assist non-executive directors on audit committees to gain an understanding of the provisions of the Combined Code on Corporate Governance

Evaluating your auditors

Audit and Assurance Faculty May 2003

Guidance for audit committees: Guidance to assist non-executive directors on audit committees to gain an understanding of the provisions of the Combined Code on Corporate Governance

Company reporting and audit requirements

Audit and Assurance Faculty May 2003

Guidance for audit committees: Guidance to assist non-executive directors on audit committees to gain an understanding of the provisions of the Combined Code on Corporate Governance