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Adult Social Care and Health
The chapters on Integration of Services and Arms Length Bodies have been updated as part of an overall review of content in the area of health and social care integration. These now reflect the current situation of various NHS bodies and the development of sustainability and transformation partnerships and integrated care systems.
A new chapter has been added on Elections Assurance, including key risks and controls in this area and the role that internal audit can play in providing assurance, according to local arrangements.
The chapter on Computer Assisted Audit Techniques has also been updated to reflect recent trends in the use of data analytics within audit work.
COVID-19 – Impact on Transport has been fully revised and updated, including more information on the impact of the pandemic on road usage and the recent update to the transport decarbonisation plan.
A new section has been added to the Treasury Management stream for topical briefings. It includes guidance on IFRS 16 implementation, the recent Public Works Loan Board consultation and the risks around negative interest rates. The chapter on Ethical Investments has also been updated to reflect a trend towards considering the climate implications of investment decisions.