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Guidance

JPAG Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners’ Guide 2021/22

JPAG Practitioners’ Guide changes for 2021/22

JPAG Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners’ Guide 2020/21

DCLG Transparency code for smaller authorities

NAO Local authority accounts - A guide to your rights

SAAA Complaints policy and procedure

CIPFA Guidance for setting up an independent auditor panel

 

Reports

Report on the results of auditors' work 2019-20 - March 2021

Report on the results of auditors' work 2018-19 - March 2020

Report on the results of auditors' work 2017-18 - March 2019

 

Communications

Chairman's Communication - December 2021

SAAA is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed its procurement process for the next 5-year smaller authorities audit contracts from 2022-23 and has appointed 4 audit firms: PKF Littlejohn, Mazars, Moore and BDO.

Individual authorities will be notified of their next auditor appointments after the 2021-22 returns have been submitted under the current contract which remains in place.

The first AGAR submissions under the new contract will not be due until after 31st March 2023.

Chairman's Communication - August 2021

MHCLG letter on remote meetings

 

Older Communications

Communications for the financial year 2019/20

MHCLG letter: extension to audit deadlines

Chairman’s Communication 2020 No 4 - 21 April 2020

Chairman’s Communication 2020 No 3 - 20 March 2020

Chairman’s Communication 2020 No 2 - 16 March 2020

Chairman’s Communication 2020 No 1 - 19 February 2020

Chairman’s Communication 2019/20 No 1 - 4 April 2019

Presentation to County Officers Forum - 1 April 2019


Communications for the financial year 2018/19

Presentation to the NALC Spring Conference - February 2019


Communications for the financial year 2017/18

Communication seven - External Auditor Appointments and Annual Return for the 2017/18 financial year - March 2018

Letter - Notification of external auditor appointments for the 2017/18 financial year - November 2017


Communications for the financial year 2016/17

Communication six - March 2017

Procurement Announcement - 30 November 2016

Communication five - October 2016

Communication four - May 2016

Chairman’s Communication - Key Messages for Opted-Out Authorities - April 2016


Communications for the financial year 2015/16

Communication three - March 2016

Communication two - February 2016

Communication one - January 2016

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