Audit Committee

Date: Wednesday, 14 Jun 2023 Time: 7:00 PM


1.    Apologies
2.    Declarations of Interest
3.    Audit Committee Terms of Reference (to follow) 
4.    Minutes of Audit Committee Meeting held Wednesday 8 March 2023 (summary attached) 
5.    Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO)
5.1 Audit Strategy 2022/23 (report attached)
6.    Draft Year-end Accounts 2022/23 (verbal update)
6.1 Annual Governance Statement 2022-23 (report to follow)
7.    Internal Audit (Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council) 
7.1 Annual Report on Audit Committee Performance 2022-23 (report attached) 
7.2 Labour Market Partnership Internal Audit 2022-23 (report to follow)
7.3 Internal Audit Strategy (2023-2027) (report attached)
Questionnaires completed:
7.4 NIAO Fraud Assessment Questionnaire 2022-23 –completed assessment (report available on request)
7.5 Managing Fraud Risk in a Changing Environment Self-Assessment Checklist 2022-23 (report available on request)
7.6 Proper Arrangements Questionnaire 2022-23 (report available on request)
8.    Internal Audit (Cavanagh Kelly)
8.1 Energy Management and Climate Emergency (including Community Centres) Internal Audit 2022-23 (report to follow) 
8.2 Harbours, Marinas, and Terminals Internal Audit 2022-23 (report to follow)
8.3 Peace IV Internal Audit 2022-23 (report to follow)
8.4 Tourism Services Internal Audit 2022-23 (report to follow)
8.5 Prior Year Recommendations 2022-23 (report to follow)
8.6 Annual Assurance Report and Opinion 2022-23 (report to follow)
9.    Annual Self-Assessment Report 2023/24 (report attached)
10.  Appointment of Independent Member (report attached)
11.  Internal Audit resourcing paper 2023/24 (report to follow)
12.  Direct Award Contracts (report attached)
13.  Matters for Reporting to Partnership Panel
14.  Correspondence
14.1 NIAO Change of Engagement Director (copy attached) 
14.2 NIAO Public Procurement in Northern Ireland (copy attached) 
15.  Absence Report Year End 2023 (report attached)
16.  Corporate Risk Matrix (report to follow)
17.  Legal Cases Activity (report attached)
18.  Whistle Blowing /Fraud 
18.1 Attempted Bank Mandate (report attached)
18.2 Management of Conflicts of Interest (report attached)
19.  Any Other Relevant Business (notified in accordance with Standing Order 12(o))
20.  Date of Next Meeting – Wednesday 20 September 2023 at 7PM

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