Internal Audit

Internal Audit

We are here to guide you through the regulatory environment in which you operate according to the HCA’s standards whilst working to your budget.

Organisations are now having to find the balance between its social remit whilst ensuring that they deliver a level of efficiency which underpins the requirements of the Regulator.

Our approach to internal audit services for housing includes an emphasis on mitigating risk providing assurance to management of the efficiency and effectiveness of internal controls. This then allows us to identify your strengths and outline key challenges we can support you to overcome. As part of our approach it is fundamental that we link risk, assurance and VFM in our delivery. 

Our team of experts 

Our team will soon become your team. Your delivery team are all qualified auditors who are experts in the delivery of social housing internal audit services so they already know the operating environment and the challenges that may be presented. We’re proud of the experience of our internal audit team, and we can guarantee that you will only ever deal with senior internal auditors. 
Working in partnership with you is a value we live by. We will build a strong relationship with you to really understand your business and provide you with only best practice advice. We will keep you abreast of any emerging issues or regulation changes in the sector that you need to know about so you know you are in safe hands.  Our flexible approach ensures that we can work continuously within your budget, whilst achieving maximum results. 

Fraud Investigations

Assisting your management team with the production of anti-fraud strategies. We will evaluate your assessments of fraud risk to determine where it may be appropriate to improve controls and reduce the likelihood of frauds occurring. However if a potential fraud is suspected, we have a team that can support you to deliver an investigation

ICT Audits

Our approach to ICT Audit will provide assurance that your ICT strategies are aligned to your business needs, threats to your ICT systems are appropriately mitigated and that your internal ICT processes are operating in the most efficient and effective manner.

Business Process Reviews

From in-house problem-solving workshops through to long-term improvement programmes, these reviews will be used to help you form action plans that will address specific performance requirements within the organisation i.e strategy and business planning, performance development and benchmarking and results evaluation.


As part of our offer to you, our bite size training for senior management and board/ committee members includes (amongst many others) the following: 
  • What is internal audit and the role of the Audit Committee? 
  • What is effective risk management for a housing association in light of the new operating environment?
  • Stress Testing Strategy including a working model.
  • Anti Fraud Awareness.
  • How does the Board receive overall assurance?
  • Value for Money Procurement and Social Value.

Meet the team

  • Afzal Ismail Head shot

    Afzal Ismail

    Afzal has worked in the housing sector as a senior…

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  • Amandeep Jhawar Head shot

    Amandeep Jhawar

    Amandeep’s role is to provide both strategic and…

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  • Chris Parsons Head shot

    Chris Parsons

    Chris has 17 years’ experience in delivering…

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  • Kevin Bruerton

    Kevin Bruerton

    Kevin’s role is to provide independent assurance…

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  • Steve Davies Head shot

    Steve Davies

    Steve has over 25 years’ experience working for…

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  • Tim Howes Head shot

    Tim Howes

    With 13 years' internal audit experience, as well…

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  • Wesley Frances Head Shot

    Wesley France

    Qualifications: CMIIA, CIA, QIAL, QiCA, PgDip…

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