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Fall in number of EU nationals in key UK sectors

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The latest Labour Market Outlook by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and The Adecco Group has found that UK employers are struggling to attract the best candidates because of both labour and skills shortages.

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OECD publishes supply chain guidance

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The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released guidance to help companies in the clothing and footwear sector to identify and prevent potential problems in their supply chains.

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Fake shake-up: what changes to IR35 mean for the public sector

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On 1 April public sector organisations will become liable for checking whether contractors are “genuine” limited companies or using the status for tax avoidance. Daniel Severn discusses the penalties and asks what public sector internal auditors should be doing to ensure their organisations are prepared.

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Public sector warned of emerging technologies skills gap

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Public sector organisations must adopt emerging technologies to meet citizens’ needs, but most lack staff with the skills to achieve this so must retrain existing employees and compete worldwide to attract them, according to a new report by Accenture.

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Value of fraud cases in UK courts exceeds £1bn

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KPMG's Fraud Barometer, which measures fraud cases with losses of £100,000 or more reaching UK courts, has found that the value of frauds has risen sharply in the past year – over £900m was lost in just seven "super cases".

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Practical guidance on flood risks

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The Know Your Flood Risk campaign has produced a guide on flood resilience to help organisations reduce the impact that a flood would have on their operations.

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Cyber risks to intensify in 2017

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Cyber risk consultancy Stroz Friedberg has predicted that 2017 will see increased use of state-sponsored cyber espionage and more attempts by criminals to manipulate the internet of things.

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Key skills command large pay rises

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Across the UK, salaries increased by an average of 1.8 per cent this year, but in areas of skills shortages some professionals have enjoyed double digit increases,” according to Hays 2017 Salary and Recruiting Trends survey.

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You asked us

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Our technical helpline provides valuable advice to members on a host of professional issues. Here are some of the questions you’ve recently asked.

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Early warning systems

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New regulatory demands for whistleblowing – or “speak up” – policies are raising the bar on best practice. Internal auditors need to take note.
Words: Alexander Glebovskiy

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CPE: Solid foundations

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Continuing professional education is an important tool for developing your skills, progressing through your career and ensuring that the qualification and the profession are respected. The Chartered IIA’s CPE requirements will be changing in April to bring them into line with those of IIA Global. So what do you need to know to stay ahead?
Words: Ruth Prickett

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Destination designation

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The Chartered IIA is keen to work with organisations that want to ensure all their internal auditors have the right skills to succeed in today’s industry. One of these is Citigroup, which recently launched a training scheme accredited by the institute and put 20 senior internal auditors through the Chartered by Experience route to achieve CMIIA. So what does this look like in practice?
Words: Ruth Prickett

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Culture clash

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At the moment everyone in the risk and governance world is talking about “culture”, and quite a few are talking about “risk culture”. Not many can articulate the difference between the two. Why does this matter and what do directors, regulators and all those interested in risk management need to know?
Words: Richard Anderson

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Banking on change

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Metro Bank is doing things differently. While many of its competitors continue to repair their reputations, this challenger bank aims to put customers at the heart of everything it does. Chit Ghee Yeoh, its director of internal audit,explains why she believes culture sets this bank apart.
Words: Brendan Scott
Photo: Charlie Hopkinson

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News round-up

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We round up the latest business and regulatory news to affect the internal audit profession.

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Careers advice

Destination designation

The Chartered IIA is keen to work with organisations that want to ensure all their internal auditors have the right skills to succeed in today’s industry. One of these is Citigroup, which recently launched a training scheme accredited by the institute and put 20 senior internal auditors through the Chartered by Experience route to achieve CMIIA. So what does this look like in practice?
Words: Ruth Prickett

Gold standard – the value of recognition

Being chartered demonstrates your skills and competence and gives you influence within both your organisation and the wider profession. All dedicated internal auditors should aspire to it, writes Ian Peters, chief executive of the IIA.

Chartered by Experience

There is a new route to becoming a chartered internal auditor: Chartered by Experience.

Training & Development

CPE: Solid foundations

Continuing professional education is an important tool for developing your skills, progressing through your career and ensuring that the qualification and the profession are respected. The Chartered IIA’s CPE requirements will be changing in April to bring them into line with those of IIA Global. So what do you need to know to stay ahead?
Words: Ruth Prickett

Destination designation

The Chartered IIA is keen to work with organisations that want to ensure all their internal auditors have the right skills to succeed in today’s industry. One of these is Citigroup, which recently launched a training scheme accredited by the institute and put 20 senior internal auditors through the Chartered by Experience route to achieve CMIIA. So what does this look like in practice?
Words: Ruth Prickett

Gold standard – the value of recognition

Being chartered demonstrates your skills and competence and gives you influence within both your organisation and the wider profession. All dedicated internal auditors should aspire to it, writes Ian Peters, chief executive of the IIA.

Tools

You asked us

Our technical helpline provides valuable advice to members on a host of professional issues. Here are some of the questions you’ve recently asked.

Early warning systems

New regulatory demands for whistleblowing – or “speak up” – policies are raising the bar on best practice. Internal auditors need to take note.
Words: Alexander Glebovskiy

CPE: Solid foundations

Continuing professional education is an important tool for developing your skills, progressing through your career and ensuring that the qualification and the profession are respected. The Chartered IIA’s CPE requirements will be changing in April to bring them into line with those of IIA Global. So what do you need to know to stay ahead?
Words: Ruth Prickett