News

Boards should demand assurance on risks before approving major outsourcing projects warns new report

30 Sep 2015

Boards should not approve strategically important outsourcing projects without first getting full assurance from their internal audit teams that th...

Standard Life Chairman: internal audit must provide ‘rigorous and robust challenge’ in order to reduce the chances of future crises

30 Sep 2015

Sir Gerry Grimstone, the Chairman of Standard Life, today called on internal auditors to provide a more rigorous and robust challenge to risk manag...

Quarter of businesses and public sector bodies yet to ensure robust risk assurance systems

23 Sep 2015

A new report from the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors found that 25% of organisations assessed by the Institute in benchmarking reviews in...

Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors appoints Alisdair McIntosh as Policy and External Relations Director

9 Sep 2015

The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors has appointed a new Policy and External Relations Director, Alisdair McIntosh, who brings over 25 year...

New report calls for rigorous assurance on companies’ reporting of environmental and social impacts

13 Jul 2015

With increasing pressure on companies to report transparently on environmental, social and other impacts, the Chartered Institute of Internal Audit...

Internal audit code is driving changes in the financial services sector

6 Jul 2015

A survey of Heads of Internal Audit (HIAs) and interviews with audit committee chairs reveals that there have been significant changes how the fina...