We are required to carry out the following core units annually:

  • Council Tax and National Non-Domestic Rates (Business Rates)
  • Income and Cash Collection
  • Main Accounting System
  • Housing Benefits
  • Creditors
  • Housing Rents
  • Treasury and Cash Flow Management
  • Payroll
  • Recovery
  • Car Park Income / Trade Waste (alternate years)
  • ICT Core

Systems audit reviews are carried out over a rolling four-year programme. The audit reviews planned for 2015/2016 are:

  • Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas
  • Grants, Subscriptions & donations
  • Vehicles & Fuel (including inventory & maintenance)
  • Emergency Planning
  • Legal Services
  • Leisure (Culm Valley)
  • Refuse & Recycling (2 yearly)
  • Recruitment, Selection and Job Evaluation
  • Electronic payments/online forms
  • Information Security (2 yearly)
  • Appraisals and Training
  • Freedom of Information
  • Gifts & Hospitality/Register of Interests (annual)
  • Corporate Health & Safety including Homeworking/Loneworking (2yrs)
  • Insurance/VAT
  • Private Sector Housing
  • Procurement/Contracts
  • Stores
  • Voids
  • Cemeteries & Bereavement Services
  • Service Charges

Summary reports for these audit reviews will go to the Audit Committee.

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