Agenda

Audit and Risk Committee - Tuesday, 22 November 2022 5:30 pm

Venue: Meeting Room G.01, Ground Floor, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ

Contact: Jason Tyler, Democratic Support Officer 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are asked to declare any interests they may have in the business to be discussed.

3.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING HELD WEDNESDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER 2022 pdf icon PDF 199 KB

The Minutes of the previous meeting of the Audit and Risk Committee held on Wednesday 28th September 2022 are attached, and Members will be asked to confirm them as a correct record.

4.

CHAIRS ANNOUNCEMENTS

5.

RISK MANAGEMENT UPDATE pdf icon PDF 462 KB

The Director of Delivery, Communications and Political Governance submits a report which provides an update on the Strategic and Operational Risk Registers and Health and Safety data.

 

Members will be asked to note the Strategic Risk Register and Operational Risk Register (as at 30th September 2022) and to note the Health and Safety Data.

 

Members will also be asked to make any comments to the Director of Delivery, Communications and Political Governance.

Additional documents:

6.

WHISTLEBLOWING POLICY REVIEW REPORT pdf icon PDF 202 KB

The City Barrister and Head of Standards submits a report inviting the committee to review the Whistleblowing policy.

 

Members will be asked to note the policy and make any comments and to approve the Whistleblowing Policy.

Additional documents:

7.

2021/2022 STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS AND EXTERNAL AUDIT UPDATE pdf icon PDF 248 KB

The Director of Finance and the External Auditor present a report providing a progress update on the 2021/22 Statement of Accounts and the external audit.

 

Members will be asked to note the contents of the report and make any comments to the Director of Finance and the External Auditor.

Additional documents:

8.

ANTI-FRAUD, BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION POLICY - 3 YEAR REVIEW pdf icon PDF 468 KB

The Director of Finance submits a report inviting the committee to review the Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption Policy 2022-2025.

 

Members will be asked to note and comment on the report and to approve the Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption Policy 2022-2025.

9.

ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING POLICY pdf icon PDF 422 KB

The Director of Finance submits a report which introduces details of the new Anti-Money Laundering Policy.

 

Members will be asked to note and comment on the report and to approve the Anti-Money Laundering Policy.

 

10.

PROGRESS AGAINST INTERNAL AUDIT PLANS 2021-22 & 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 452 KB

The Internal Auditor submits a report providing a summary of progress against the 2021-22 and 2022-23 Internal Audit Plans including:

·         Summary information on progress with implementing high importance recommendations

·         Commentary on the progress and resources used.

 

Members will be asked to note and comment on the contents of the report.

Additional documents:

11.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS

12.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

To note the next meeting scheduled to Wednesday 18th January 2023 at 5.30pm.