London Borough of Havering Brokerage Service for Education Providers
General Insurance & Risk Management
Our aim is to provide a core service for schools where insurance budgets are held centrally. The service is available to schools where insurance budgets are delegated
Assurance Services (Internal Audit)
Internal Audit is defined as “An assurance function that provides an independent and objective opinion to the organisation on the control environment, by evaluating its effectiveness in achieving the organisation's objectives. It objectively examines, evaluates and reports on the adequacy of the control environment as a contribution to the proper, economic, efficient and effective use of resources."
Who We Are
The Internal Audit Team is the Council’s in house Audit Service working under the banner of oneSource which is a shared back office service partnership with London Borough of Newham. They undertake a wide range of audit reviews focused on risk in order to support Managers and Members in fulfilling their role in particular supporting the Councils s151 Officer with his statutory role.
The team already provide the tri-annual programme of internal audits within schools. Schools do not buy in to this service it is funded through centrally held funds for all of the Borough maintained schools.