Agenda

Audit Committee - Monday, 24th January, 2022 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill,

Contact: Democratic Services  Email: committee.services@tmbc.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Guidance on the Conduct of Meetings pdf icon PDF 107 KB

PART 1 - PUBLIC

2.

Apologies for absence pdf icon PDF 3 KB

3.

Declarations of interest pdf icon PDF 4 KB

Members in any doubt about such declarations are advised to contact Legal or Democratic Services in advance of the meeting

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 198 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of Audit Committee held on 27 September 2021

Matters for Recommendation to the Cabinet

5.

Appointment of External Auditors pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To recommend to Cabinet and subsequently Full Council that this Council opts into the appointing person arrangements made by Public Sector Audit Appointments Limited (PSAA) for the appointment of external auditors.

 

6.

Auditors Annual Report pdf icon PDF 305 KB

Our external auditors (Grant Thornton UK LLP) are required to satisfy themselves that the Authority has made proper arrangements for securing economy, efficiency and effectiveness in its use of resources and to report on the same to those charged with governance - which for this purpose is the Audit Committee - followed by Cabinet and Full Council.

 

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7.

Risk Management pdf icon PDF 121 KB

The report asks Members to review the Risk Management Strategy and accompanying Risk Management Guidance and to recommend to Cabinet its adoption by Full Council.

An update on the risk management process and the Strategic Risk Register is also provided.

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8.

Treasury Management Update and Treasury Management and Annual Investment Strategy for 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 188 KB

The report provides details of investments undertaken and return achieved in the first nine months of the current financial year and an introduction to the 2022/23 Treasury Management and Annual Investment Strategy.  Members are invited to recommend adoption of the Strategy to Cabinet.

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Decisions to be taken under Delegated Powers

9.

Accounting Policies pdf icon PDF 104 KB

This report presents the Accounting Policies proposed for the 2021/22 Financial Statements for consideration and endorsement

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10.

Annual Review of the Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption Policy and the Whistleblowing Policy pdf icon PDF 207 KB

This report informs Members of the outcome of the annual review of the Council’s Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption Policy and Whistleblowing Policy.

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11.

Annual Review of Anti-Money Laundering Policy pdf icon PDF 198 KB

This report informs Members of the outcome of the annual review of the Council’s Anti-Money Laundering Policy and supporting guidance notes.

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Matters submitted for Information

12.

Internal Audit and Counter Fraud Update pdf icon PDF 204 KB

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13.

Urgent Items pdf icon PDF 3 KB

Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent due to special circumstances and of which notice has been given to the Chief Executive.

Matters for consideration in Private

14.

Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 4 KB

The Chairman to move that the press and public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting during consideration of any items the publication of which would disclose exempt information.

PART 2 - PRIVATE

15.

Urgent Items pdf icon PDF 3 KB

Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent due to special circumstances and of which notice has been given to the Chief Executive.