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Technical guidance

Corporate killing

Accounts receivable

Travel and expenses

Research report: Embedding effective internal audit in the FS sector

Performance management

Recruitment and selection

Reward and recognition

Talent management

Training and development


Conducting an interview – top tips

Delivering internal audit findings

Meeting stakeholder expectations – top tips

Working papers – top tips

Accepting gifts and hospitality


Communication skills

How to write in plain English

Developing audit competencies

Difficult clients


Presentation skills – top tips

Assisting small internal audit activities – top tips

Internal audit document retention

Internal audit manual – you asked us

Managing a dispersed team

Measuring internal audit effectiveness and efficiency

Models of effective internal audit

Operational responsibilities – you asked us


Using internal audit software – top tips

Technical blog

Brexit: 'starter for 10 or 11' for internal audit to consider 

Is your internal audit team ready for Brexit?

GDPR: ... here and now!

GDPR: Final summary thoughts

GDPR: Data breaches

GDPR: Keeping current with consent 

GDPR: Consent and legitimate interests 

GDPR: have you addressed key risk areas? 

Apprenticeship levy - what does it mean for your business? 

Is your internal audit function compliant with the International Standards?

IR35 and the public sector – to be employed, or not to be employed 

GDPR - Mountain or molehill? 

Modern slavery statements

Modern slavery - are you helping to protect your organisation's reputation?

Fitness and propriety: the next topic for internal audit?

Sage announces data breach, shares drop 3.9%

IIA Standards board meeting in New York

Cyber security – a parliamentary report

Buying in resources to supplement internal audit skill sets

Charities – do you have an effective internal audit function? 

Quality assurance and improvement programme - when did you last report?

NAO cyber guidance for audit committees 

Risk management and internal audit 

Better KPIs for internal audit

Are companies getting a true picture of their human rights performance?

Internal audit planning best practice

The role of internal audit in digitalisation

Why your internal audit charter is important?

What is an internal audit strategy document and how valuable is it?

How does EQA benefit internal audit and the audit committee? 

Grenfell Tower - what value assurance?

Recognising internal audit’s role in cyber risk

Data analytics: the oldest new thing in internal audit 

Giving and receiving feedback within internal audit 

Giving feedback to stakeholders 

Stakeholder engagement 

Auditing culture – why do good companies go bad?

Investors in supermarkets and internal audit – what’s the connection? 

Major cyber breach or just theft? 

UK Government launches £1.9bn cyber security strategy

The new anti-bribery standard – A big step towards tackling corruption

Auditing culture - the clock is ticking 

Wells Fargo: what happens when all three lines of defence fail?

Standards: towards conformance

Is the retail sector unclear about role of internal audit? 

Content reviewed: 18 October 2021