Sword GRC hosts audit and compliance workshop for Local Government

“Local Government Audit Workshop: For Internal Auditors by Internal Auditors”

Thursday 7th November 2019

Manchester Art Gallery

Maidenhead, Berks – September 18, 2019 – Sword GRC, a supplier of specialist risk, compliance and governance solutions, is to host a workshop for Local Government employees entitled: “Local Government Audit Workshop: For Internal Auditors by Internal Auditors” on Thursday 7th November 2019, at the Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester. Designed specifically for Auditors or those working in compliance and/or Risk Management, the event will bring together thought leaders and solution providers in a half-day business networking event. Delegates attending the event will see presentations from existing users of the Sword Audit Manager solution and will be able to participate in group discussions, as well as network with industry peers.

Panel sessions think tanks and presentations will inform, share, and discuss the topics of audit, governance, and compliance to provide insights and ideas that delegates can take back and apply in their own organisation. Sword GRC has many clients in Local Government that is established users of its audit, compliance and governance solution, Sword Audit Manager (Galileo); including Birmingham City Council, Cheshire East Council, Cheshire West, and Chester, Wigan Council and Milton Keynes.

Keith Ricketts, Vice President of Global Marketing at Sword GRC said; “We are delighted to be hosting this event specifically for a Local Government audience. The new regime introduced in 2018 for additional levels of oversight and monitoring for audits of significant local public bodies has stimulated demand for audit and compliance solutions. This, and the Audit Quality Review team of the Financial Reporting Council monitoring the quality of major local audits, makes our workshop very relevant.

“The presentations and discussions will focus on hot topics and best practice that will inspire debate, encourage engagement and ultimately broaden expertise such that delegates will be able to add real value and insight back into their organisations.”

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