Agenda

Audit Committee
Wednesday, 5th December, 2018 4.00 pm


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Venue: Reception Room, Barnsley Town Hall

Contact: William Ward  Council Governance Officer

Items
No. Item

Procedural/Administrative Items

1.

Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interest

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 104 KB

 

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 19th September, 2018

Items for Discussion/Decision

3.

Strategic Risk Register - Full Review - October, 2018 pdf icon PDF 95 KB

 

The Executive Director Core Services will submit a report prefacing a report that is programmed to be considered by Cabinet on the 9th January, 2018 on the latest review of the Strategic Risk Register.

Additional documents:

4.

Annual Governance Statement 2017/18 - Action Plan pdf icon PDF 93 KB

 

The Chief Executive and Executive Director Core Services will submit a joint report presenting the updated Action Plan relating to issues identified following the Annual Governance Review for 2017/18.

5.

Risk Management Framework Review pdf icon PDF 255 KB

 

The Service Director Financial Services will submit a report on a further review of the Risk Management Framework seeking to provide assurance that it remains fit for purpose prior to the Framework being considered by Cabinet.

6.

Annual Review of the Effectiveness of Internal Audit pdf icon PDF 149 KB

 

The Head of Internal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit a report informing the Committee of the framework proposed to prepare, manage and deliver the Quality Assurance and Improvement Programme for the Internal Audit Function as required by the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards 2017.

7.

Internal Audit Progress Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 145 KB

 

The Head of Internal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit a report summarising the Internal Audit activity completed and the key issues arising for the period 1st July to 31st October, 2018 together with information regarding the performance of the Internal Audit function for that period.

Items for Information

8.

Treasury Management Activities and Leasing Review - Quarter Ended 30th September, 2018 pdf icon PDF 542 KB

 

The Executive Director Core Services and Service Director Finance (Section 151 Officer) will submit a joint report that was considered by Cabinet on the 28th November and to be considered by Council on the 29th November, 2018 reviewing the Council’s Treasury Management and Leasing Activities during the second quarter of 2018/19 in accordance with the CIPFA Treasury Management Code and the CIPFA Prudential Code.

9.

External Audit - Progress Report and Sector Update pdf icon PDF 445 KB

 

The Council’s External Auditor (Grant Thornton) will submit a report giving details about their work as at 20th November, 2018, outlining the audit deliverables for 2018/19 together with a Sector Update summarising emerging national issues and developments.

 

10.

Audit Committee Work Plan 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 54 KB

 

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