Our highly experienced external auditors are supported by a strong technical team which includes local government specialists, well versed in accounting and financial reporting. We use this expertise to support our clients with technical workshops and briefings, as well as contributing to professional developments across the sector.
We understand the special features of local government audit including its focus on the economic, efficient and effective use of resources and its role in providing assurance to elected members and local taxpayers. We believe that our approach delivers the required assurance efficiently as well as offering valuable insight to members and officers.
Internal audit, computer audit, contract audit and anti-fraud and corruption
Our team provides internal audit, computer and contract audit and anti-fraud and corruption services to local government. With pressure on financial budgets increasing our highly experienced dedicated internal audit team have the skills, methodologies and technological capabilities needed to deliver a service which is efficient, effective and truly adding value to our clients.
We have a wide range of staff at all levels who can assist in all areas of management assurance including project assurance and grant assurance work (pre-assurance and grant certification services). We have particular expertise in respect of EU funding and compliance with EU rules and regulations.
Local government advisory
Capital funding for local government is under severe pressure but remains vital to the growth of the economy and the quality of local service provision. It has never been more important to understand the full range of options for financing key projects.
We are uniquely placed to not only develop appropriate project strategies, but also to help access cutting edge funding solutions which are essential to deliver the level of savings required. We bring an understanding of local government finance, along with private sector expertise to drive value for our clients. We can help you finance and deliver a wide range of both infrastructure and service projects.
New models of service delivery
The way local government delivers public services is changing rapidly and we have the skills and experience to advise organisations on establishing mutual, community interest companies and in partnership with other public and private sector bodies.