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Accounts, budgets and financial information

Annual accounts

In annual accounts you will find the statement of accounts, the annual audit and inspection letter, the International Standards on Auditing (ISA) 260 and the summary statement of accounts:

  • Statement of accounts: This is the council's published accounts containing details of the council's income and expenditure for the year and a balance sheet showing the council's net worth at the end of the year. If you require the statement of accounts in an alternative format, please contact the Exchequer Team Leader on 01455 255649
  • Annual audit and inspection letter: This is a letter from the Audit Commission setting out their findings of all audits and inspections they have carried out during the year and their assessment of the council based on this work
  • International Standards on Auditing (ISA) 260: This is a statement by the council's external auditors, detailing the findings from their audit of the statement of accounts and their opinion on the statement

Notice of republication of unaudited statement of accounts 2018 19

The external audit of the draft statement of accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019 has not yet been completed by our external auditors, EY LLP, due to EY’s resourcing pressures. This situation is allowed for by Regulation 10, paragraph (2a) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015. See attached link: The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (legislation.gov.uk). Therefore this notification explains, as per paragraph (2a), that we are not yet able to publish our audited 2018/19 final statement of accounts in line with deadline of 31 July 2019, as per paragraph (1). The audit committee will consider the results of the 2018/19 audit at its meeting on the 31 October 2019, after which we will publish the final audited accounts.

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