The Moore Stephens UK Public Sector Group provides audit and consultancy services to the public sector principally from the Bath, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, London and Salisbury offices.
The Group is responsible for the overall development and management of the delivery of audit and other services to the public sector throughout the UK. The Group comprises lead partners from the key service providing offices and is responsible for:
- defining the firm’s audit approach;
- technical, training and quality processes and programmes, including peer reviews;
- acting as a focal point for liaison with government audit agencies.
England & Wales
In England and Wales, Moore Stephens provides external audit and governance, IT and risk and assurance services, including internal audit, principally to central government departments, trading funds, non-departmental public bodies, government agencies and education. We have worked with the NAO since 1998 and, as framework partners, provide audit and assurance services to entities within the Home Office, Justice, Defence, DFID, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, DEFRA and Health.
Moore Stephens Northern Ireland is one of the leading providers of public sector services in the region. Assignments undertaken include external audit for government agencies and public sector organisations, internal audit, appraisal of contractors and project appraisal and economic appraisal assignments.
Moore Stephens Scotland has provided services to the public sector in Scotland for over 50 years and the firm is one of the leading providers of public sector services in the region.
Assignments include external and internal audit, best value and environmental studies, and IT and risk consultancy. Clients include local government, executive agencies, health and education. The most recent quality review by Audit Scotland rated the firm’s performance Grade A, one of only two firms to achieve this rating in Scotland.
Moore Stephens has been a leading provider of audit and investigatory services to the European Commission since 1980. Assignments include:
- investigations into labour rates and overhead costings
- financial and management audits of projects funded under assistance programmes
- systems-based audits of procedures and internal controls of government agencies
- audits of grant expenditure
- reviews of tendering, award and contract payment procedures
- financial evaluations of cost claims
- fraud investigations.