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Technical guidance

The majority of our guidance is only available for members.

Use our guidance to maintain relevance to your organisation and to promote a positive image of the internal audit profession. 

We aim to inspire you to explore, develop and to innovate across a wide range of skills and topics. 

Did you find what you were looking for?

Yes? That's great! If not, just ask the resources team using the box on the right. If we can't help you immediately, we will add your suggestion to our ideas list for new guidance.

Drop-In IA Clinic

Join our informal Clinic on MS Teams, which takes place the last Wednesday of every month. Open to members and non-members. Ask a question or share good practice - everyone is welcome.

Click here for details. 

IPPF Evolution - New Global Internal Audit Standards

Click here for the timeline, latest information, videos etc in relation to the new Standards.

What's new? 

Currently, all of the Technical Guidance is being reviewed to ensure that it reflects the new Global Internal Audit Standards 2024. Keep returning to this page as we will list the updated Guidance here, as it becomes available.

In addition, we are also developing new guidance to support new areas in the Global Standards 2024. Again, as these are added to our website we will list them here. 

So please keep an eye on this page for updates, which are coming soon!

Need help to navigate our technical resources?

Below is a summary of sections featured here:

Technical blog

Topical issues affecting internal auditors.


Build a solid foundation with the Code of Ethics, Core Principles and Standards including supporting guidance.

Technical skills

Explore the fundamentals of planning through to report writing, data analytics, agile and much more.

Interpersonal skills

Refresh learning with easy to read, often short guides on those critical skills.

How to audit

Delve into the detail on a wide variety of topics to get started on engagement planning.

Internal audit leadership

Maintain relevance as a function with quality, innovation, risk-based auditing and other insightful topics. 


Enhance understanding of topics such as the audit committee, culture, fraud and the Three Lines Model.

Risk management

Develop essential knowledge of risk appetite, risk frameworks and the role of internal audit.

Control and regulatory compliance

Discover a range of guidance on legislative and regulatory topics. 

Sector-specific standards and guidance

Explore guidance related to the charity sector, financial services, insurance and the public sector. 

Global insights

Key publications from IIA Global on everything from artificial intelligence to working papers. 


Read about the latest business and regulatory news that's affecting the internal audit profession.

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