Our team has extensive experience providing audit, tax, funding advice, accounting, and other related services to public sector organisations
The tight regulatory pressures and budget constraints are some of the unique challenges faced by public sector organisations. Bishop Fleming understands the need to drive value for money and deliver to the highest standards of scrutiny and accountability. Working with you, we’ll add value by providing you with assurance, helping you stay compliant and managing the varied risks that you face.
Our Public Sector team has extensive experience providing audit, tax, funding advice, accounting, and other related services to public sector organisations within the local government, charity, education, health, and housing sectors.
We are registered as an accredited local auditor with the ICAEW and have two Key Audit Partners, Craig Sullivan and Nathan Coughlin, who both have experience of providing external audit services for local authorities and NHS organisations.
Public Sector Audit Appointments Limited (PSAA) is responsible for appointing auditors and setting scales of fees for relevant principal authorities that have chosen to opt into its national scheme, overseeing issues of auditor independence and monitoring compliance by the auditor with the contracts entered with the audit firms.
470 bodies opted-in to the scheme and we are delighted to have been appointed by PSAA from 1 April 2023 for audits from 2023/24 to 2027/28, with Craig Sullivan as our contract partner.
Our public sector audit team will provide external audit services, which will also include assurance on their value for money arrangements.
We are led by ICAEW-registered key audit partners, who have previous experience of providing external audit services to NHS organisations and local authorities and extensive experience working with public sector organisations within the charity, education, health, and housing sectors.
Through the PSAA audit appointment, we will be working with the following public sector bodies: