The Chartered Institute of Public and Finance Accountancy has expelled a
former local council chief financial officer for misconduct and breach of
Andrew Ecelson, the former CFO at North East Lincolnshire Council, was
expelled after council’s accounts were qualified by the district auditor in
2002/03 and 2003/04.
It also follows a public interest report published by the Audit Commission
which criticised the council for inadequate financial support services, weak
management systems and ineffective budgetary control and reporting.
In the 2005 Comprehensive Performance Assessments, the council scored no
Plans to tackle criminals defrauding London’s councils have taken a major step forward with the appointment of CIPFA to provide data analytics for the London Counter Fraud Hu
Government services will be decimated if proposed reforms to IR35 in the public sector go ahead, a study has warned
CIPFA and EY form partnership to produce fully compliant accounts for local authorities
Head of editorial Kevin Reed discusses this week's important accountancy news, including Brexit and audit market evolution