Keeping control of your growing business

Did you know… As a company director you have various legal duties including: Keep proper books of account; Prepare annual accounts; Have an annual audit performed (unless the company is eligible for audit exemption); Maintain registers of shareholders, directors, meetings etc; File annual returns with the Companies Office; Safeguard the assets of the company; …to…

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Introducing internal audit

What is internal audit? I could bore you with the official definition from the Institute of Internal Auditors: Internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organisation’s operations. It helps an organisation accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the…

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Water leaks, insurance claims and internal audit

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How your accountant can add value with internal audit I missed a call from the agent who manages a rental property for me. The call was quickly followed by a text with the dreaded message: call me urgently. Gulp. I called immediately. I learned that there had been a leak that morning which has left…

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