Agenda and minutes

Audit Committee
Wednesday, 19th September, 2018 4.00 pm


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Venue: Reception Room, Barnsley Town Hall

Contact: William Ward  Council Governance Officer

Items
No. Item

24.

Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interest

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25.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 123 KB

 

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on the 20th July, 2018.

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26.

Risk Management Annual Report 2017/18 and Look Forward 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 100 KB

 

The Service Director (Financial Services) will submit a report summarising the activity in 2017/18 towards the achievement of the goals and objectives set out in the Council’s Risk Management Policy and signposting further work to be undertaken in 2018/19.

 

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27.

Corporate Financial Performance - Quarter 1 ending 30th June 2018 (Cab.5.9.2018/10) pdf icon PDF 760 KB

 

The Executive Director Core Services will submit, for information, a report which was considered by Cabinet on the 5th September, 2018 on the financial performance of the Authority during the first quarter ended June, 2018 and assessing the implications against the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy.

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28.

Capital Programme Performance - Quarter 1 ending 30th June 2018 (Cab.5.9.2018/11) pdf icon PDF 790 KB

 

The Executive Director Core Services and Service Director Finance (Section 151 Officer) will submit, for information, a report which was considered by Cabinet on the 5th September, 2018 on the financial performance of the Council’s Capital Programme to the quarter ended June, 2018 and assessing the implications against the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy.

 

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29.

Treasury Management Activities and Investment Performance - Quarter 1 ending 30th June 2018 (Cab.5.9.2018/12) pdf icon PDF 715 KB

 

The Executive Director Core Services and Service Director Finance (Section 151 Officer) will submit, for information, a report which was considered by Cabinet on the 5th September, 2018 reviewing the Council’s Treasury Management and Leasing activities during the first quarter of 2018/19 in accordance with the CIPFA Treasury Management Code and CIPFA Prudential Code.

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30.

Health, Safety and Emergency Resilience Annual Report 2018 (Cab.5.9.2018/13) pdf icon PDF 80 KB

 

The Executive Director Core Services will submit, for information, a report which was submitted to Cabinet on the 5th September, 2018 presenting issues raised within the 2017/18 Health and Safety Report and providing a comprehensive overview of health and safety performance within the Authority.

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31.

Information Commissioners Office Audit - Final Action Plan and Outcomes pdf icon PDF 74 KB

 

The Service Director Customer, Information and Digital Service will submit a report providing information on the final data protection audit outcomes and giving details of the progress made against each of the recommendations of the Information Commissioner following the consensual audit undertaken in October 2017.

 

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32.

Sickness Absence 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 111 KB

 

The Service Director Human Resources and Business Support will submit a report on the position with regard to sickness absence for the financial year 2017/18 and providing a comparison and summary for the whole of the financial year 2017/18 with the previous financial year 2016/17.

 

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33.

External Audit - Audit Fee Letter pdf icon PDF 355 KB

 

The Council’s External Auditor (Grant Thornton) will submit their Audit Fee Letter detailing the planned audit fees (including the way these have been calculated) for the work to be undertaken during 2018/19, outlining the scope of the audit and the billing schedule together with the audit timetable and outlining the arrangements for undertaking additional work for which separate fees will be agreed.

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34.

External Audit Progress Report and Sector Update - September 2018 pdf icon PDF 758 KB

 

The Council’s External Auditor (Grant Thornton) will submit a report giving details about their work both nationally and internationally, their work with the Public Sector, their audit approach, the progress made as at 6th September, 2018 and outlining the audit deliverables for 2018/19 together with a Sector Update summarising emerging national issues and developments.

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35.

Audit Committee Work Plan 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 55 KB

 

The Committee will receive the indicative Audit Committee Work Plan for 2018/19 and 2019/20.

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36.

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) - Data Protection Officer's Update Report pdf icon PDF 61 KB

 

The Data Protection Officer will submit a report providing an update regarding the discharging of his role and the general approach to testing compliance with the requirements of the General Data protection Regulations and the Data Protection Act 2018.

 

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