28 August: The Redmond review on local government audit is expected to report on 8 September, but who are the interested parties and what are their concerns?
Public Sector Audit and Assurance
Public bodies need to build trust and confidence in how they spend public money. These resources explore the role audit and assurance can play in making that possible.
Independent review into the arrangements in place to support the transparency and quality of local authority financial reporting and external audit in England.
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.
This special report has been written to support local public bodies when they are in the process of tendering for external audit services under the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.
Guidance to assist accountants when asked to provide reports on grant claims, reflecting good practice principles for grant-paying bodies and grant recipients.
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.
To help make sure they get the assurance they need, ICAEW works with grant-paying bodies to develop frameworks for the reports they request from independent accountants.