To receive a report from Grant Thornton providing a progress update on delivering their responsibilities as the Council’s external auditors.
The Committee had before it and NOTED a report from Grant Thornton * providing an update on progress in delivering their responsibilities as the Council’s external auditors.
The Engagement Lead from Grant Thornton explained that they had just started the audit and would be continuing on site for the next three weeks. Currently their work was on track and they would continue to focus on areas of risks such as the arrangements to secure ‘Value for Money’ and the 3 Rivers Development Ltd. They were confident that they would be able to deliver their opinion on the Council’s accounts at the special meeting planned for 16th July 2018.
Note: * Report previously circulated; copy attached to the signed minutes.