The Audit Commission dismayed at decline in quality of reporting for ‘small bodies' such as parish councils and Internal Drainage Boards, which spend around £570m of public money each year
PKF Littlejohn discovered that Keighley Town Council may have taken "unlawful actions" and acted "without consideration of its legal powers"
Audit Commission set to leave legacy of lower audit fees as it readies itself for demise
Divergent opinions still exist over the level of rigour applied by the audit profession
Local Government Association sets up independent company in preparation for the closure of the Audit Commission in March 2015
More than a third of health bodies’ audits find value for money issues, Audit Commission reveals
Accounting regulator launches consultation on audit of local public bodies
Transparency International warns changes to local audit system may "inadvertently allow corruption to thrive"
Competition Commission's failure to address sufficiency of suppliers in the market is a matter for regret
Research from Harvard finds auditors in India are bending the rules for the benefit of senior management at the company in which they are auditing