Tags: External Audit

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

ICO statement on GDPR

· NALC are pleased to let you know that following lengthy discussions with relevant Government departments, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) have issued a statement of reassurance setting out their views on the particular challenges facing the local council sector regarding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which NALC have very much welcomed. You... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:02 by Alison Robinson

Tags: External Audit, GDPR, Larger councils, Local Government pay scales, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, SAAA

External Audit challenge

Some councils have been contacting us because of some of the feedback they have received from Grant Thornton.

One recent example came from Awre Parish Council who had been criticised for not following due process in relation to the '30 days consultation period'.

The clerk challenged these comments, producing evidence to the contrary, and has received an apology and a revised report is on the way.

Obviously... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:43 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Challege, External Audit, Sharing Experience

External Audit - appointments

NALC Media Release 30 November 2016

Collective effort saves smaller authorities millions of pounds

The local (parish and town) council sector together with local drainage authorities has successfully taken charge of procuring their external audit saving millions of pounds for some 10000 councils and drainage boards

Following the abolition of the Audit Commission, smaller local authority representatives... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:30 by Alison Robinson

Tags: External Audit, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, Transparency