Find out how the council audits and safeguards public funds and assets.
Internal audit is responsible for providing assurance that adequate controls are in place across the council to safeguard public funds and assets. Each year, based on the work carried out, internal audit provides an independent and objective opinion to the council on its effectiveness in achieving the council’s key priorities.
The Assurance Team are also responsible for managing the risk of fraud and corruption and for conducting investigations into allegations of fraud and financial irregularity. The council’s anti-fraud and corruption strategy, supporting polices and details on how to report fraud can be found on our fraud and corruption page.