Soon after 31 March each year, the previous year’s accounts must be prepared and submitted for audit. A detailed inspection is carried out by an Internal Auditor – a local accountant appointed by the council. The Annual Return, a summary of key figures compared with the previous year, is then submitted for an External Audit carried out on behalf of the Audit Commission.
The audited Annual Return for 2016/17 has been published with this notice.
The external auditor’s certificate for the 2017/18 Annual Return and the relevant documents are given below: