The Annual Internal Audit takes place early in April and the Annual Statement of Accounts is presented to the Council at the Annual Council Meeting in May.
Annual Statement of Accounts
The annual financial return is presented for acceptance to the Council at the Annual Council Meeting in May. The Council is required to approve the Accounting Statement, Annual Governance Statement and the Annual Internal Audit Report.
External Audit Annual Statement of Accounts
The External Auditors PKF Littlejohn LLP requirements are in line with the Audit Commission and comply with the Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2016 (Regulations 12-16)
Exercise of Electors’ Rights – Timetable (New COVID Legislation and Guidance has moved deadlines on one month)
The Audit Notice will be displayed in Parish Notice Board from 9th April to 22nd April
The Council will make records available to general public 4th June to 13th July
Completed Audit has to be sent to PKF Littlejohn LLP Audit by 11th June.
Legally the Approval of Accounts must take place no later than 11th June and Publication of Audited Accounts no later than 30th September. (New COVID Legislation and Guidance has extended to 30th November)
Conclusion of Audit
Annual Audit and Annual Return
The Annual Audit in accordance with Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2016 (Regulations 12-16) when concluded and the audit opinion having been given by PKF Littlejohn LLP any matters arising discussed, the Council then is in a position to approve and accept the Annual Return. The notice publicising the Conclusion of the Audit will be displayed for fourteen days, usually the last two weeks in June
Audit Commission Act 1998 Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2016
The Newbrough Parish Council Accounts are available for inspection by local electors in accordance with Section 14 of the Audit Commission Act 1998.