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New measures came into place across England on 5 November to help protect people, businesses and the NHS and prevent the spread of Covid-19.

More information about the lockdown can be found on our Covid-19 advice pages

Audit and assessment

Waverley Borough Council's performance is continually assessed by management and other external parties that are required to give an overall assessment of the organisation's control environment. 

Internal Audit

The Internal Audit service reviews the controls and processes which have been put in place by management to ensure that systems are working effectively and effectively as possible. These reviews include financial systems that contribute to the compilation of the yearly financial statements.

Management reports are produced and implementation is monitored by the internal audit service. Regular output reports are prepared for the Audit Committee on a quarterly basis.

External Audit 

External Audit conducts an annual audit and inspection of Waverley Borough Council's activities. The External auditors give an opinion on how well we are performing, considering elements such as financial management, performance measures, governance arrangements, and make any necessary recommendations for improvement.

The financial statements are scrutinised by the External Auditors who are required to sign off the financial accounts yearly.  

For more information on Corporate Governance visit the Governance pages

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee meets regularly to consider issues raised by the Internal Audit Service, External Audit and any other governance issues that may arise. 

You can look at the agendas and reports that have been discussed at the Audit Committee


Contact Gail Beaton, Internal Audit Client Manager.

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