The annual audit process is a formal external assessment of the Council’s spending for each financial year, with the most recent being year ended 31st March 2021.  The audit process for this particular year has just begun, so please keep visiting over the next few months for updated information and documentation pertaining to this.

It is a two step process with the first step being the Internal Audit which is performed by Northants CALC and takes place annually between March and June. The second and final step is via the External Audit, which is performed by PKF Littlejohn and takes place annually between July and September. The conclusion of audit is then published on the Parish Council website from September onwards.

Exercise of Public Rights

Pursuant to the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, members of the public are able to request to review any documentation pertaining to the finances of the council and the audit process. The period for the Exercise of Public Rights for the year ended 31 March 2021, is between Monday 14th June and Friday 23rd July 2021. Please see the official Notice of Public Rights attached, which on pages 2 and 3, outlines the audit process and the public’s rights to view documentation.

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

The audit process for year ended 31st March 2021, will conclude when the External Auditor completes their review in September. So please check back later in the year for the External Auditors report.