Agenda and minutes

Audit and Standards Committee - Monday, 1st February, 2021 5.30 p.m.

The Agenda for this meeting will be published 5 clear working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. The Minutes and Decisions for this meeting will normally be published within 9 working days following the date of the meeting.

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Venue: Brooks Room - Council Offices, Narborough

Contact: Katie Saunders  0116 272 7638

Items
No. Item

179.

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).

Minutes:

No disclosures were received.

180.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 124 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 21 July 2020  (enclosed).

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 21 July 2020, as circulated, were approved as a correct record.

181.

Approval of the Audited Accounts 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 201 KB

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Strategic Finance Manager.

 

Helen Henshaw (EY) presented the findings arising from the audit to date. Whilst the audit is substantially complete it isn’t possible to give an opinion until all outstanding review points have been concluded.

 

Cllr. Paul Hartshorn questioned how long this audit would take to complete, Helen Henshaw (EY) responded advising that this audit should be completed by the end of February 2021.

 

The Strategic Director (S151 Officer) thanked the team for the huge effort made surrounding the audit whilst adapting to working remotely and encountering other challenges.

 

 

 

 

182.

External Quality Assessment of Internal Audit pdf icon PDF 120 KB

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Considered the report of the Shared Service Audit Manager.

 

 

183.

Internal Audit Progress Report 2020-21 Q3 pdf icon PDF 114 KB

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Considered the report of the Shared Service Audit Manager.