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Internal audit

Head of Business Assurance: Muir Laurie

Muir Laurie

Muir leads on:

  • the Internal Audit Programme
  • Business Continuity and Resilience support
  • Risk Management
  • Information Assurance and Data Protection

We provide an independent opinion on the effectiveness of the council's procedures for controlling its financial, operational, risk management and governance systems.

Internal Audit

Internal Audit helps the council achieve its vision and fulfil its strategic priorities by consistently providing a professional, robust and independent Internal Audit service that adds value and is highly regarded by key stakeholders.

  • Produce and deliver an annual risk-based Internal Audit plan which complies with auditing standards.
  • Provide the statutory Head of Internal Audit's annual opinion statement on the council's internal control, risk management and corporate governance arrangements.
  • Provide progress reports on a quarterly basis which highlight any identified significant deficiencies or potential areas for improvement in the council's internal control, risk management and corporate governance arrangements.
  • Support and suitably challenge the key assumptions and judgements taken by management, through Internal Audit's assurance and consultancy services, to ensure they are appropriate and in accordance with the relevant policies, guidelines and professional standards.
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