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Reviewing the Financial Services Code: deadline extended

After a number of requests, the institute is extending the deadline to its consultation on the Financial Services Code to 2 December. The independent committee reviewing the code needs to hear from you, so get your views to the Chartered IIA to make your opinions known, writes Alisdair McIntosh, policy director at the Chartered IIA.

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Commonsense principles of internal audit

Following a fresh attempt by a group of influential US business leaders to define good corporate governance, policy director Alisdair McIntosh considers the role and importance of internal audit in the debate.

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Internal audit and Brexit

As the institute publishes the results of a new survey on the impact of the vote to leave the European Union, policy director Alisdair McIntosh reflects on what Brexit might mean for internal audit.

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Speaking up on whistleblowing

As Canadian provinces consider the best way to encourage whistleblowing, policy director Alisdair McIntosh reflects on the Chartered IIA’s own work on developing a culture of “challenge and speak up” and internal audit’s role in this area.

On auditing culture

Following the publication of the IIA’s latest policy report on culture, and ahead of the FRC’s publication of its own report on the topic, policy director Alisdair McIntosh looks at some of the key messages on the auditing of culture.

Time to review the financial services code

The Chartered IIA's code for effective internal audit in the financial services sector is set to be reviewed. Early signs of adoption have been overwhelmingly positive, writes policy director Alisdair McIntosh.

First impressions: Leading the way on culture

The Chartered IIA is joining a coalition that will help boards take effective action on culture, at a fascinating time for the internal audit profession, writes policy director Alisdair McIntosh.

Implementing the IIA financial services code – how are we doing?

Our survey of heads of internal audit and interviews with audit committee chairs reveals significant changes in how internal audit operates in the sector since the code was introduced in July 2013, says David Lyscom, policy director at the IIA.

The IIA: find out more

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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

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.

PwC launches cyber-breach simulation game for executives

Big four consultancy PwC has launched "Game of Threats" – an interactive game to teach senior executives the risks of cyber-attacks and encourage them to test how they would respond in real time.

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Raising Standards

IIA Global is introducing two new professional Standards and updating some of its existing Standards with effect from 1 January 2017. So what are the changes?