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IAC Seminar 2017 – James Kerr presents on “The Secret to Successful Teams”

IAC Seminar 2017 – James Kerr presents on “The Secret to Successful Teams”

19th June 2017

On Tuesday 13th June, IAC and Grant Thornton hosted an evening seminar for Heads of Internal Audit and Risk.
James Kerr, author of “Legacy” and known for being the only person to...


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Internal Audit Connections Extends Its Expert Offering across the Atlantic

Internal Audit Connections Extends Its Expert Offering across the Atlantic

19th October 2016

Expert advice in the internal audit sector is now accessible across the Atlantic with the eagerly awaited opening of Internal Audit Connections’ New York office.

IAC’s highly ...


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Internal Audit Recruitment: An Expert's Insight

Internal Audit Recruitment: An Expert's Insight

22nd August 2016

If you are striving to enter the world of internal audit or looking to progress in your current position, it is crucial to receive accurate information from those with ...


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Why Is CGEIT The Elite IT Governance Qualification? | IAC Recruit

Why Is CGEIT The Elite IT Governance Qualification? | IAC Recruit

13th June 2016

The ISACA Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) certificate has become the premier qualification for those responsible for directing and managing the governance of IT.
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Financial Services Technology 2020 And Beyond | IAC Recruit

Financial Services Technology 2020 And Beyond | IAC Recruit

9th June 2016

PwC’s latest report focussing on the impact of technological advances on the financial services industry is a good read, and not surprisingly the Cyber Security risk is again highligh...


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Tech Conferences and Cybersecurity: Where the Conversation Has Been and Where It Should Go

Tech Conferences and Cybersecurity: Where the Conversation Has Been and Where It Should Go

8th June 2016

Where next for Cyber Security?

This article was published by wsj.com

The cybersecurity services industry has come under scrutiny as cybera...


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CFOs rank Brexit as top concern

CFOs rank Brexit as top concern

6th June 2016

This article suggests that UK CFO’s are overwhelming in favour of remaining in the UK based on a recent survey.

This article was published by treasurytoday....


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No gold-plating in ARD implementation

No gold-plating in ARD implementation

2nd June 2016

This interesting article caught my eye in the Economia publication. Written by Julia Irvine the article states the government has confirmed that most companies traded on AIM will not b...


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How the Internet of Things is reshaping the future of security

How the Internet of Things is reshaping the future of security

1st June 2016

This article looks at how Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly changing the way organisations think about IT security.

This article was published by www.cso.com.au...


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KPMG audit quality criticised in FRC review

KPMG audit quality criticised in FRC review

25th May 2016

This interesting article was originally run in The Accountancy Age magazine and suggests that audit standards have improved recently.

THE quality of audit work under...


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Lloyd's Of London Chairman - Brexit Will Hurt Business | IAC Recruit

Lloyd's Of London Chairman - Brexit Will Hurt Business | IAC Recruit

18th May 2016

A topical Brexit article written by Money Market UK magazine which says that Lloyd’s, which groups more than 80 insurance syndicates in the City of London, is making contingency plans...


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Turn Data Audits Into Your Ally Against Future Hacks | IAC Recruit

Turn Data Audits Into Your Ally Against Future Hacks | IAC Recruit

16th May 2016

As organisations continue to digitize sensitive data, they assume ever-greater risks of attack.  Putting in place a solid, data-centric approach to auditing will go a long way toward p...


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Who are the cyberwar superpowers?

Who are the cyberwar superpowers?

13th May 2016

Nation states, companies and populations in general are probably still a long way behind the reality of cybercrime/warfare and just how far and how fast this area has developed.
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Staff Crime and Combating 'The Insider Threat'

Staff Crime and Combating 'The Insider Threat'

11th May 2016

This interesting article was originally published on the Risk UK site.

‘The Insider Threat’ is a hot topic of concern both for the Security Services and for security ...


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A new landscape: Challenger banking annual results

A new landscape: Challenger banking annual results

9th May 2016

Simple business models, digital focus and competitive products are contributing to the rise of the challenger banks who aren’t suffering the remediation costs and legacy issues of the...


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Keeping an eye on audit quality

Keeping an eye on audit quality

6th May 2016

Interesting article recently in the Economia publication written by Caroline Biebuyck; on whether audit practices are ensuring their quality control procedures are up to scratch.
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Public sector: internal audit's critical role

Public sector: internal audit's critical role

6th May 2016

An interesting article on how internal audit plays a critical role in the public sector division, creating a solid platform to develop the changes in service delivery structure and pro...


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Audit Committee Has Influence In Data Analytics Usage | IAC Recruit

Audit Committee Has Influence In Data Analytics Usage | IAC Recruit

4th May 2016

An insightful article about the increasing importance of data analytics within internal audit departments.

This article was published by www.grantthornton.com
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Comelec hacking: A lesson on cybersecurity

Comelec hacking: A lesson on cybersecurity

29th April 2016

Even the most secure government institutions in the most security-conscious countries have fallen prey to hackers - it is obvious that organisations need to stop scrimping on cybersecurity ...


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HOW EFFECTIVE IS EXECUTIVE COACHING?

HOW EFFECTIVE IS EXECUTIVE COACHING?

27th April 2016

We have recently been partnering with Executive Coach Alan Denton. In this article Alan discusses an important question for anyone considering using his services “Does executive coach...


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IAC Seminar April 2016

IAC Seminar April 2016

25th April 2016

Many thanks to all the clients who attended the IAC seminar. Our speaker, Rain Newton-Smith (Director of Economics at the CBI), provided a highly insightful view of the potential economic c...


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New Report Finds Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Increased in 2015

New Report Finds Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Increased in 2015

25th April 2016

An important summary of growing risks to Information Security for all organisations. Whether directly involved in security or auditing the area, the threats continue to grow.<...


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UK Companies ''Woefully Unprepared'' For Audit Rotation | IAC Recruit

UK Companies ''Woefully Unprepared'' For Audit Rotation | IAC Recruit

21st April 2016

Interesting article recently in the Economia publication discusses new EU audit regulatory changes and whether UK companies are prepared for these changes to the audit rotation. 
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How to lead an effective internal audit function

How to lead an effective internal audit function

18th April 2016

Leaders of the most effective internal audit functions demonstrate five key qualities, according to PwC’s 2016 State of the Internal Audit Profession Study and amongst them is sourcin...


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Five Attributes Of Extraordinary Audit Committee Chairs | IAC Recruit

Five Attributes Of Extraordinary Audit Committee Chairs | IAC Recruit

15th April 2016

Richard Chambers shares his views on the Five Attributes of Extraordinary Audit Committee Chairs.

Published by iaonline.theiia.org

In the ...


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The Ranieri Effect - Lessons In Dynamic Leadership | IAC Recruit

The Ranieri Effect - Lessons In Dynamic Leadership | IAC Recruit

4th April 2016

This article is an interesting case study on how Claudio Ranieri’s leadership skills have created an environment that has allowed his team to thrive. 

...


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An Incredible Journey

An Incredible Journey

31st March 2016

The internal audit profession has continued to changed and evolved over time. What can internal audit professionals do to ensure the profession continues to evolve?


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Internal audit: the long view

Internal audit: the long view

23rd March 2016

A thought provoking article in the Audit & Risk publication written by John Wright, an audit committee chair and the former chief executive of Clydesdale & Yorkshire Banks. The arti...


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One in five risk professionals are jobseeking

One in five risk professionals are jobseeking

22nd March 2016

This article certainly reflects the market as we see it.  Internal Audit and Risk skills are in increasingly high demand across all sectors, with IT audit skill sets being particularly...


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Leadership matters: Advancing toward True North as stakeholders expect more

Leadership matters: Advancing toward True North as stakeholders expect more

17th March 2016

PWC’s ‘State of the Internal Audit Profession’ report, continues to provide eye opening observations. 16% of CEO’s see Internal Audit as a trusted advisor, 25% ...


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The future of bank risk management

The future of bank risk management

15th March 2016

This McKinsey & Company article looks at the future of risk management in the banking industry. 

Banks have made dramatic changes to risk management in the ...


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Customer data security and cyber crime

Customer data security and cyber crime

11th March 2016

Data security and cyber risk is now front and centre on organisations’ boardroom agendas.  In this article Guy Rudolph, Group Audit Director and Paul Webster, Head of Audit, Tech...


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The Financial Director Audit Fees Survey 2016

The Financial Director Audit Fees Survey 2016

4th March 2016

The Financial Director Audit Fees Survey 2016 is a very interesting read.  PwC remains the most successful audit firm with 103 clients in the FTSE 350 and £447m in fees. The most...


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Financial Regulators Have Cyber on Their Minds

Financial Regulators Have Cyber on Their Minds

1st March 2016

Cyber Security risks and the awareness of their implications continues to grow. As this article highlights the regulators are also catching up and it won’t be long before all companie...


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Business joins the Brexit debate

Business joins the Brexit debate

25th February 2016

Business, Banking and Brexit. An interesting and informative article by Kamal Ahmed Economics Editor - BBC Business News. 

For politicians supporting Britain remaini...


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The Top 5 Skills Lacking in Internal Audit

The Top 5 Skills Lacking in Internal Audit

22nd February 2016

It is no surprise that technology and IT form the bulk of the skill set of effective internal audit functions of the future. This is certainly consistent with the message we are hearing fro...


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More Boards Count On Internal Audit To Identify Risks | IAC Recruit

More Boards Count On Internal Audit To Identify Risks | IAC Recruit

17th February 2016

Reputational risk is a severe threat to all companies. What are board members and internal auditors doing to combat such operational risks? 

This article was...


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DON'T MUTE THE MESSENGER

DON'T MUTE THE MESSENGER

12th February 2016

This article makes the very good point that social media and the like are not a risk in themselves, but simply a way to publicise/magnify the underlying risk that already exists. So dealing...


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Practical approaches to auditing culture

Practical approaches to auditing culture

9th February 2016

A very interesting article published recently in Audit & Risk tackles some of the issues surrounding the Auditing of Culture which is becoming increasingly high up on Audit committ...


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Top ten risks to watch for in 2016

Top ten risks to watch for in 2016

5th February 2016

Ian Beale at CEB has identified the top ten risks that organisations around the world need to have on their radars in 2016. 

This article was published by&nb...


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Auditing corporate culture

Auditing corporate culture

3rd February 2016

Auditing corporate culture is a complex area and highly argued over.

However it is undeniable that we have recently seen a string of corporate scandals and failur...


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Internal Auditors Give Themselves High Marks In Ethics | IAC Recruit

Internal Auditors Give Themselves High Marks In Ethics | IAC Recruit

29th January 2016

An interesting survey from the IIA. The study focusses on how internal auditors rate themselves according to the 10 core competencies in the IIA’s Global Internal Audit Competency Fra...


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Enterprise-risk-management practices: Where's the evidence?

Enterprise-risk-management practices: Where's the evidence?

27th January 2016

This article was originally published by McKinsey’s and gives an interesting insight into the evolution of Enterprise Risk Management in Continental European companies. ...


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Bankers say end of loose monetary policy era has fuelled volatility

Bankers say end of loose monetary policy era has fuelled volatility

25th January 2016

This interesting article written by Money Market recently states that top bankers at the World Economic Forum in Davos said the end of ultra-loose monetary policy and the divergence between...


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What's your plan for risk and compliance in 2016?

What's your plan for risk and compliance in 2016?

21st January 2016

In an increasingly complex GRC world, John Verver, Strategic Adviser to ACL offers some practical advice for building an effective plan in 2016.

This article was ...


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Internal Audit Can Change Stakeholders' Perceptions | IAC Recruit

Internal Audit Can Change Stakeholders' Perceptions | IAC Recruit

20th January 2016

At our most recent seminar, our panel of experts highlighted time and again that successful functions must be a trusted member of the business, not just seen to be throwing rocks from the s...


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Carney May Tread Carefully With New Year Speech | IAC Recruit

Carney May Tread Carefully With New Year Speech | IAC Recruit

18th January 2016

What is the Bank of England predicting this year for the economy?

This article was published by MoneyMarketUK.com.

Bank of England Governor Mar...


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DO YOU STAND OUT AS AN INTERNAL AUDIT CANDIDATE?

DO YOU STAND OUT AS AN INTERNAL AUDIT CANDIDATE?

14th January 2016

I was catching up with my good friends Guy Stacey and David Haylor at IAC recently and we started chatting about what makes an Internal Auditor stand out. As the conversation flowed, we rec...


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Survey reveals gap between risk concerns and insurance cover

Survey reveals gap between risk concerns and insurance cover

13th January 2016

This interesting article originally published by AIRMIC highlights an interesting disparity between corporate risk concerns and insurance cover.

UK risk managers are stru...


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Revealed: 9 reasons why employees quit

Revealed: 9 reasons why employees quit

11th January 2016

The job market in the UK is currently very buoyant and finding the best candidates is increasingly difficult. What is your organisation doing to retain talent?  


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UK CFOs cautious on 2016

UK CFOs cautious on 2016

7th January 2016

Risk Appetite is waning as CFOs advise caution moving into 2016 according to Deloitte's latest survey of UK CFOs.

The latest Deloitte survey of UK Chief Financial Off...


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BBC reports own websites hit by cyber attack

BBC reports own websites hit by cyber attack

5th January 2016

A timely new year reminder that Cyber Security and broader IT risks will only increase in importance thoughout 2016.

This article was published by www.cnbc.com
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Internal Audit Focuses Little on Outward-Facing Value Measures

Internal Audit Focuses Little on Outward-Facing Value Measures

23rd December 2015

‘Internal Audit departments should continually evaluate their performance and value. A new report from the IIA Research Foundation throws up some interesting findings on how organisat...


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Government To Set Up New Body To Help Investment Banking | IAC Recruit

Government To Set Up New Body To Help Investment Banking | IAC Recruit

21st December 2015

This interesting article recently written by Money-Market UK caught my eye today. The British Banker’s Association would like to see the government set up a new body chaired by the Ch...


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AIRMIC CALLS FOR RETHINK TO RISK LEADERSHIP

AIRMIC CALLS FOR RETHINK TO RISK LEADERSHIP

18th December 2015

“This article was originally released by AIRMIC earlier in 2015 but remains very topical”

Businesses should consider appointing an executive risk leader to na...


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Internal Audit: Three Trends To Watch in 2016

Internal Audit: Three Trends To Watch in 2016

15th December 2015

This article was published by cebglobal.com

Change management projects, a desire for leaner operations, and cybersecurity risks should all be on Internal Audit's rada...


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Counter-at-hack - How business can fight back

Counter-at-hack - How business can fight back

10th December 2015

“manual typewriters and carbon paper will be the must-have technology of 2016.”!

An interesting article on the Cyber Security outlook in 2016.......
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How UK businesses plan to tackle security threats in 2016

How UK businesses plan to tackle security threats in 2016

3rd December 2015

After reading similar articles in recent months, it seems that UK business are still failing to take the threat of Cyber Security seriously when it comes to investing in new technologies an...


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VW CRISIS - WHAT PRICE FOR A LEADER'S INTEGRITY?

VW CRISIS - WHAT PRICE FOR A LEADER'S INTEGRITY?

2nd December 2015

This article looks at some of the statistics behind the value of a leader’s integrity.

This article was published by theresultscentre.com.

...


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PPI: the end is in sight

PPI: the end is in sight

30th November 2015

Money Market UK.com the finance consumer publication recently published a noteworthy article PPI: the end is in sight. On 2 October the FCA announced that there is a plan to put a deadline ...


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Consumers Don't Trust UK Businesses To Keep Data Safe | IAC Recuit

Consumers Don't Trust UK Businesses To Keep Data Safe | IAC Recuit

27th November 2015

New research from the Institute of Consumer Services finds that three in four Brits no longer believe that organisations and companies will ever be able to protect their data. Cybercrime is...


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Undermining Internal Audit With Low CAE Pay No Accident | IAC Recruit

Undermining Internal Audit With Low CAE Pay No Accident | IAC Recruit

25th November 2015

You get what you pay for….

In our view this article is possibly overly cynical in its suggestion of the degree to which some may deliberately underfund Int...


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Which Banks Hold The Global Financial System Together? | IAC Recruit

Which Banks Hold The Global Financial System Together? | IAC Recruit

23rd November 2015

Too big to fail - The Financial Stability Board has released its list of globally systemically important banks (GSIBs). The ranking represents the importance of the bank to the global ...


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Diverse Boards In UK, India And US Outperform Male Peers | IAC Recruit

Diverse Boards In UK, India And US Outperform Male Peers | IAC Recruit

18th November 2015

This interesting article was first published by Grant Thornton in September 2015. It gives some context to the potential financial advantage of board diversity.

Increased...


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UK Companies Lag Global Competitors On Digital Investment | IAC Recruit

UK Companies Lag Global Competitors On Digital Investment | IAC Recruit

16th November 2015

The results of PwC’s 2015 Global Digital IQ Survey suggest that UK companies lag global competitors on digital investment. The majority of UK respondents point to a skills shortage in...


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Will Something Good Come Out of the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal?

Will Something Good Come Out of the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal?

11th November 2015

Could Volkswagen be the next Enron? – will the VW scandal be a catalyst for improving the integrity and reliability of financial controls and reporting?

Thi...


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Internal Auditors Turn Focus To Organisational Culture | IAC Recruit

Internal Auditors Turn Focus To Organisational Culture | IAC Recruit

9th November 2015

Articles on auditing culture are missing the point. The simple fact is that Internal Audit teams (almost all) are not recruiting enough people with the right emotional and interpersonal ski...


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Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors elects Citigroup Chief Internal Auditor Mark Carawan as President

Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors elects Citigroup Chief Internal Auditor Mark Carawan as President

5th November 2015

“This high profile appointment at the IIA will be highly beneficial in raising the profile of the IIA in the financial services sector.”

This article ...


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Who watches the watchdog? FCA hires consultants to review its own effectiveness

Who watches the watchdog? FCA hires consultants to review its own effectiveness

4th November 2015

An interesting article in the business and finance section of the Telegraph Newspaper by Tim Wallace reports that The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is hiring external consultants to rev...


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Why Outsourcing Internal Audit is a Big Risk

Why Outsourcing Internal Audit is a Big Risk

28th October 2015

This is an ongoing debate, however from the many examples that we see of in-house v. outsourced teams; in-house almost always results in the more positive outcome.


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Lack Of Risk Management Puts Small Firms In Danger | IAC Recruit

Lack Of Risk Management Puts Small Firms In Danger | IAC Recruit

23rd October 2015

‘Approximately 80% have not trained executives in risk management for several years’. An alarming stat from a recent study by the Enterprise Risk Management Initiative. 
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The FIFA Scandal: Five Lessons for Internal Audit

The FIFA Scandal: Five Lessons for Internal Audit

21st October 2015

The FIFA Scandal: Five Lessons for Internal Audit

In this article by Richard Chalmers originally published in the Internal Auditor, we once again we see the impor...


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Businesses Still Have A Poor Grasp On Cyber Security | IAC Recruit

Businesses Still Have A Poor Grasp On Cyber Security | IAC Recruit

19th October 2015

According to a recent study of employers by leading professional services firm PwC, UK business are still not taking cyber security as seriously as they should be.


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New FCA Rules To Boost Financial Whistleblowing | IAC Recruit

New FCA Rules To Boost Financial Whistleblowing | IAC Recruit

15th October 2015

This interesting article seen in the BBC News, reports that from September 2016 whistleblowing will be positively encouraged within the big financial services companies in an effort to prom...


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BAE Systems Present A Journey In Cyber Risk Perception | IAC Recruit

BAE Systems Present A Journey In Cyber Risk Perception | IAC Recruit

13th October 2015

This article was originally published in the Institute of Risk Management magazine. It gives an interesting perspective on Cyber Risk: Nightmare or opportunity?

We have a...


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Big Data, Smaller Risk

Big Data, Smaller Risk

12th October 2015

There is a lot said about Big Data, however this article really delves into some specific areas where it can identify risks in ways you may never have considered.


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

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

9th October 2015

‘An interesting article around the role of Internal Audit when outsourcing large projects.’ 

This article was published by The Economic Voice.
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How Claims Are Next In Line For Digital Transformation | IAC Recruit

How Claims Are Next In Line For Digital Transformation | IAC Recruit

2nd October 2015

This article from Jeremy Lefebure of PwC,  discusses how digital transformation will help change the insurance claim business model. N...


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Big Banks Consider Using Bitcoin Blockchain Technology | IAC Recruit

Big Banks Consider Using Bitcoin Blockchain Technology | IAC Recruit

30th September 2015

This interesting article from the BBC News considers some of the advantages and disadvantages of using the Bitcoin block chain system which nine of the big banks including Barclays and Gold...


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Boards Must Do More To Ensure Whistleblowing Policies | IAC Recruit

Boards Must Do More To Ensure Whistleblowing Policies | IAC Recruit

28th September 2015

This article was originally released by the IIA last year but in the wake of the VW crisis it has become topical again to consider corporate whistleblowing policies.

Boar...


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Demands On Internal Audit Growing Faster Than Ever | IAC Recruit

Demands On Internal Audit Growing Faster Than Ever | IAC Recruit

24th September 2015

‘An insightful article around the current pressures Internal Auditors face within the Financial Services sector. Regulatory changes and the increasing threat of cybersecurity have ens...


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 Lessons From Toshiba, Hertz And FIFA | IAC Recruit

Lessons From Toshiba, Hertz And FIFA | IAC Recruit

22nd September 2015

When culture is the culprit….

Another useful insight from Richard Chambers on governance failings, and in particular the lessons to be drawn from &mda...


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Top cloud security issue? Lack of visibility

Top cloud security issue? Lack of visibility

18th September 2015

Do we know enough about where our data is being stored and how secure it is? 

Lack of visibility into cloud deployments and associated provider security practices an...


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IIA Seeks SEC Requirement for Internal Audit

IIA Seeks SEC Requirement for Internal Audit

16th September 2015

The IIA Chapter in the US has recently made a bold recommendation to the SEC that I thought might be of interest to you.

This article was published by The Institu...


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German finance minister Schaeuble warns of market bubble

German finance minister Schaeuble warns of market bubble

14th September 2015

The dangers of continuing to prop up the euro zone economy are highlighted in this recent article which  recently appeared in the business section of the BBC News. Prompted by the ECB ...


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Explaining Modern Risk-based Auditing

Explaining Modern Risk-based Auditing

9th September 2015

Still a very relevant discussion. The differing styles that Norman Marks highlights here are still very much in existence. The interesting point from an outsiders perspective is that many u...


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How Internal Audit Can Make Better Use Of Technology | IAC Recruit

How Internal Audit Can Make Better Use Of Technology | IAC Recruit

9th September 2015

‘The use of technology within internal audit is increasing, but are internal auditors utilising technology enough to add value to their organisation? Do internal audit teams have suff...


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5 Things Great Internal Auditors Do!

5 Things Great Internal Auditors Do!

7th September 2015

Robert Berry is a risk, compliance and auditing advocate, educator and innovator.  Here he gives some praise to some of the great things internal auditors do.  Are you doing these...


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Snoopers' Charter will cause extreme rise in business costs

Snoopers' Charter will cause extreme rise in business costs

2nd September 2015

New research by IP EXPO Europe reveals that nearly three in five (58%) of UK IT departments fear an increase in business costs as...


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Toshiba boss quits over 780m accounting scandal

Toshiba boss quits over 780m accounting scandal

1st September 2015

The on-going scandal at Toshiba has affected not just the company but the international reputation of Japan’s “Corporate Brand”. It demonstrates again the very tangible ne...


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How internal audit can assess and support culture

How internal audit can assess and support culture

28th August 2015

Is corporate culture to blame for problems within an organisation? This article explores how internal audit can support the business in assessing corporate culture. 


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The 7 Majors Contributions of Enterprise Risk Management | IAC Recruit

The 7 Majors Contributions of Enterprise Risk Management | IAC Recruit

26th August 2015

Yannick Taptue is a Finance Risks Controller at Schlumberger Technologies.  He published this article in the IIA Group last month which gives his view on implementing a successful Risk...


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Internal Audit Can Support Transformation in the Tech Sector

Internal Audit Can Support Transformation in the Tech Sector

24th August 2015

As Jason Pett, PWC, rightly says, "To keep up with business change, internal audit teams need a spectrum of talent. " The business world is changing ever more quickly with accompa...


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Calls For Assurance On Reporting Social Impacts | IAC Recruit

Calls For Assurance On Reporting Social Impacts | IAC Recruit

6th August 2015

The IIA has recently released an advisory report with guidance on the reporting of Environmental and Social impact. The article below summarises the key points.

With incr...


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How much is a digital life worth anyway?

How much is a digital life worth anyway?

5th August 2015

A recent PwC survey suggests that UK consumers have digital ‘assets’ worth anything up to £25 billion, ranging from things they’ve paid for, like downloads, to thing...


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Uber launches car leasing unit, makes entry into financial services

Uber launches car leasing unit, makes entry into financial services

4th August 2015

The following article caught my eye in this months money-marketuk.com. Uber makes its entry into the financial services market, it will be interesting watching this brand develop further ov...


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How Can Internal Audit Support the Growing Responsibilities of the Audit Committee?

How Can Internal Audit Support the Growing Responsibilities of the Audit Committee?

31st July 2015

An interesting article by John Verver highlighting the complex and ever growing remit of the Audit Committee.  Published at corporateco...


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Using data

Using data

30th July 2015

This article is written by Tom Lewis of PwC and highlights the benefits of better utilising customer data. Companies at the forefront of the Big Data revolution, such as the UK supermarkets are abl...


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Financial Services Internal Audit - Increased expectations of value

Financial Services Internal Audit - Increased expectations of value

28th July 2015

PWC’s 2015 State of the Internal Audit Profession study does, as ever, provide some very useful statistics and thoughts on the current state of affairs.

Today we particularly draw y...


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Wanted: A Flexible Approach To Internal Audit Planning | IAC Recruit

Wanted: A Flexible Approach To Internal Audit Planning | IAC Recruit

24th July 2015

Internal Auditors need to be more flexible in adapting their audit plans according to the IIA 2015 Global Pulse of Internal Audit Survey. With unexpected and quick changes in business risks...


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Internal Audit Focusing on Strategy and Risk Alignment | IAC Recruit

Internal Audit Focusing on Strategy and Risk Alignment | IAC Recruit

23rd July 2015

Effective internal auditors are working to improve their alignment with organizational strategies and risk management, according to a new survey.  We are seeing many IA functions move ...


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Strategy: what does the future hold?

Strategy: what does the future hold?

21st July 2015

According to a recent study there is more than a 92 per cent probability that roles such as insurance underwriters, accountants, credit analysts and mortgage brokers will be fully automated...


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Carney May - Time For Rate Hike Moving Closer | IAC Recruit

Carney May - Time For Rate Hike Moving Closer | IAC Recruit

14th July 2015

This article from money-marketuk.com reaffirms the view that the UK economy is in its strongest position yet since the financial crisis and ready to take an interest rate rise in ...


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Summer resolutions

Summer resolutions

13th July 2015

While I realise that we are now seven months into the New Year, I always feel that the summer, rather than December/January, is a much better time for sitting back and taking stock. 


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Third-Party Risk Management: Building A Robust Approach | IAC Recruit

Third-Party Risk Management: Building A Robust Approach | IAC Recruit

13th July 2015

Written by Deloitte, and taken from the Wall Street Journal’s Risk & Compliance Journal, this is a thought provoking article regarding third-party risk.


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Exclusive preview: Audit & Risk July/August

Exclusive preview: Audit & Risk July/August

8th July 2015

This month’s Audit and Risk magazine features one of our clients – Rolls Royce.  In this article Phil Gerrard (Director of Internal Audit) discusses the importance of stro...


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Internal Audit Should Never

Internal Audit Should Never "Belong" to the CFO

7th July 2015

This article is US focussed in its' reference to SOX compliance. However the underlying point still stands, do those Internal Audit teams that report to the CFO really focus on the appropr...


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LEAN AUDITING

LEAN AUDITING

6th July 2015

When I was Head of Internal Audit I became increasingly interested in two key questions:

How to be sure the internal audit function was adding the maximum value&...


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UK Economy Competing With One Hand Tied Behind Its Back | IAC Recruit

23rd June 2015

Do you run a business? Lead a team, or perhaps organise a group of volunteers? If so then I challenge you to identify a bigger issue than having the right people in place. If you have the right peo...


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Audit & Risk Recruitment News

Audit & Risk Recruitment News

18th June 2015

Internal Audit Connections is a Featured Recruiter in the Careers in Audit June newsletter - Audit & Risk Recruitment News.....

Careers in Audit advertise roles from Graduat...


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Internal Audit And Organisational Culture | IAC Recruit

18th June 2015

A good read and very pertinent article from KPMG. Measuring something as intangible as culture is truly challenging. One factor we would highlight is the different competencies this requires of aud...


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April Seminar 2015

April Seminar 2015

15th May 2015

On the evening of 30th April, IAC hosted the next in the Seminar Series. Andrew Goodwin of Oxford Economics provided us with another highly informative presentation on the Economy and associated B...


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What did you think of the seminar? April 2015 Seminar

What did you think of the seminar? April 2015 Seminar

15th May 2015

Following our recent seminar a number of our clients kindly offered their views on; 'What did you think of the seminar?'

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What will you take away from this evening? April 2015 Seminar

What will you take away from this evening? April 2015 Seminar

15th May 2015

Following our recent seminar a number of our clients kindly offered their views on; 'What will you take away from this evening?'

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What do you think of the networking opportunities the seminar provides? April 2015 Seminar

What do you think of the networking opportunities the seminar provides? April 2015 Seminar

15th May 2015

Following our recent seminar a number of our clients kindly offered their views on; 'What do you think of the networking opportunities the seminar provides?'

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Strategic Risk Management: The Next Frontier For ERM | IAC Recruit

2nd May 2015

A good article from Justin Lam: "Studies of the largest public companies have shown time and again that strategic risks account for approximately 60 percent of major declines in market capital...


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Marathon Runner

Marathon Runner

1st May 2015

On Sunday 26th April Chris Brooker took part in the London Marathon in support of our partner charity Kids Company. Chris hobbled into work the following day after a painful 26.2 miles!

He ...


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 What kind of relationship do you have with your recruitment consultant?

What kind of relationship do you have with your recruitment consultant?

28th April 2015

If you are actively looking for a job, or have done in the recent past, then it is likely that you have relationships with a number of different consultants. This ‘relationship’ can ran...


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Making The Right Decision

Making The Right Decision

13th April 2015

The importance of making sure that you fully understand what you are applying for cannot be underestimated. I all too often have people come to me who have recently started a new job but have quick...


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Preparing for interviews

Preparing for interviews

7th April 2015

Thank you to those who responded to last week’s post on Visa’s and the Global Fight for Talent. This week I wanted to provide some practical advice relevant to those interviewing for a ...


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Visa's and the Global Fight for Talent

Visa's and the Global Fight for Talent

1st April 2015

In the market in which our business operates, international mobility is often a normal part of an individual’s career. Global firms are competing for global talent, and individuals with a mul...


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Gaining Traction with ERM

1st March 2015

There remains a remarkable lack of consistency as to how 'risk' is perceived and dealt with within most organisations. As Jim DeLoach says; "Risk is often an afterthought to strategy a...


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A fast-changing risk landscape

1st March 2015

UK CEOs, along with their global peers, reported that they saw technological change as both a significant disrupter and driver of business opportunities. The 18th Annual Global CEO Survey reflects ...


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What will you take away from this evening?

What will you take away from this evening?

28th January 2015

What will you take away from this evening?


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What did you think of this seminar?

What did you think of this seminar?

28th January 2015

What did you think of this seminar?


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What do you think of the networking opportunities the seminar provides?

What do you think of the networking opportunities the seminar provides?

28th January 2015

What do you think of the networking opportunities the seminar provides?


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Data Analytics Seminar 2014

Data Analytics Seminar 2014

1st January 2015

View the footage fromm the IAC CGS December 2014 Data Analytics Seminar


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Is Internal Audit a science or an art?

Is Internal Audit a science or an art?

1st December 2014

Bruce Vincent, IAC Advisor talks to us about if Internal Audit is a science or an art.


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The CGS & IAC Seminar in conjunction with Oxford Economics

The CGS & IAC Seminar in conjunction with Oxford Economics

1st April 2014

The CGS & IAC Seminar in conjunction with Oxford Economics


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Should heads have previous experience in broader line management

Should heads have previous experience in broader line management

1st May 2013

Asif Bhatti responds to the question, "Given the increasingly diverse remit of the Risk and Audit function do you feel Heads of Risk and Audit should have previous experience in broader line manage...


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