Grant Thornton's Request for Information from Management
Decision Maker: Audit, Risk and Governance Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
To comply with International Auditing
Standards, each year Grant Thornton as the external auditor is
required to establish an understanding of the management processes
in place to prevent and detect fraud and to ensure compliance with
law and regulation.
Khadija Saeed, Head of Corporate Finance, presentedthe proposed response to Grant Thornton's request for information from management. It was confirmed that this was a standard annual request to all clients for information regarding fraud, risk and the going concern of the council and in substance there was no notable change in the response to Grant Thornton, from last year.
Resolved: That the formal response to Grant Thornton's request for information from management, as presented, be approved.
Report author: Jeanette Moister
Date of decision: 27/01/2020
Decided at meeting: 27/01/2020 - Audit, Risk and Governance Committee