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Public Sector Audit and Assurance

Read the latest insights on audit & assurance in the public sector from ICAEW, including the latest on the Redmond Review on the future of local audit. Find out about ICAEW’s role in licensing, registering and monitoring local auditors - and how to register. Download ICAEW’s technical framework for reporting on grant claims and get help from ICAEW in commissioning independent reports on recipient eligibility.

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Local public audit in England

ICAEW is now responsible for the licensing, registering and monitoring of auditors who wish to carry out audits of local public bodies. This page explains what accountancy firms and individuals need to do to become a registered local auditor under the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

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Local public audit: expectations gap

Trust and confidence in public spending can only be enhanced by building a framework of accountability, transparency, governance and ethics. This publication explores the issues that local public bodies in England are facing in the current economic climate.