Agenda and minutes

Audit Committee - Wednesday, 18th January, 2017 4.00 pm


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Venue: Reception Room - Barnsley Town Hall. View directions

Contact: William Ward  Council Governance Officer

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No. Item

40.

Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interest

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41.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 109 KB

 

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 7th December, 2016.

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42.

Actions Arising From the Previous Meetings pdf icon PDF 45 KB

 

The Committee will receive a report detailing action taken and arising from previous meetings of the Committee.

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43.

Appointment of External Auditor pdf icon PDF 65 KB

 

The Director of Finance, Assets and IT will submit a report on the various options available for the appointment of external audit services from 2018/19 onwards and seeking approval to recommend to Council the preferred option.

 

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44.

Risk Management Update Report 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 134 KB

 

The Director of Finance, Assets and IT will submit a report outlining the progress made to date towards the achievement of the goals set out in the Council’s Risk Management Policy and signposting further work to be undertaken in the year.

 

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45.

Internal Audit Quarterly Report 2016/17 - Quarter Ended 31st December, 2016 pdf icon PDF 181 KB

 

The Head of Internal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit a report providing a comprehensive overview of the key activities and findings of Internal Audit based on the Division’s work covering the whole of the third quarter with additional details of audits completed up to the end of December, 2016.

 

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46.

Corporate Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policies pdf icon PDF 50 KB

 

The Head of Internal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit a report presenting draft versions of the revised Corporate Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy and Corporate Anti-Fraud and Corruption Strategy together with a draft version of the Council’s new Corporate Anti-Bribery Policy and requesting the Committee to forward any observations and amendments to Cabinet which be requested to approve those policies.

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47.

External Audit - Annual Report on grants and returns 2015/16 pdf icon PDF 261 KB

 

The Committee will receive a report of the External Auditor summarising the work undertaken on the Council’s 2015/16 grant claims and returns including the work completed under the Public Sector Audit appointment certification arrangements, on the work undertaken on other grants/returns under separate engagement terms, detailing the certification work on the Housing Subsidy Benefit claim and outlining the fees for undertaking this work.

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48.

External Audit - Technical Update incorporating the External Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 147 KB

 

The Committee will receive the External Audit Technical Update which incorporates the External Audit Progress Report for January 2017.

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49.

Audit Committee Work Plan 2016/17 and 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 49 KB

 

The Committee will receive the indicative Audit Committee Work Plan for 2016/17 and 2017/18.

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