Agenda and minutes

Audit and Corporate Governance Committee - Thursday, 2nd February, 2023 5.30 p.m.

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No. Item


Disclosures of Interest

To receive disclosures of interests from Members (i.e. the existence and the nature of those interests in respect of items on this agenda).


No disclosures were received.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 12th October 2022.


The minutes of the meeting held on 12 October 2022, as circulated, were approved as correct record.



Risk Management Quarter 3 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 253 KB

To consider the report of the Finance Group Manager (enclosed).

Additional documents:


Considered -  Report of the Finance Group Manager.


The Finance Group Manager provided an update on the corporate risk register.  A total of 12 high risks, 9 medium and 2 low risk creating a total of 23 risks.




Internal Audit Progress Report 2022/23 Q3 pdf icon PDF 214 KB

To consider the report of the Shared Service Audit Manager (enclosed).

Additional documents:


Considered - Report of the Shared Service Audit Manager.


Cllr. Mark Jackson asked if staff shortages are a cause for the 7 overdue recommendations


The Shared Service Audit Manager commented that there are staffing gaps which is preventing audits.


The Finance Group Managed advised that since the Covid19 pandemic Blaby District council has lost many staff some with years of expertise. This causes more strain on departments which unfortunately leads to delays in completed accounts.