Independent Audit are leading
specialists in governance

We help you improve the effectiveness of your governance.
Forward-looking, practical board evaluations.
Assessments of internal and external audit and risk governance.

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Board Evaluation

Externally-facilitated or helping with your internal review.
Interviews or questionnaires.

Our approach is all about understanding your needs and your organisation – and bringing our knowledge and professional standards as leading experts.

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We combine our board-level expertise with our experience as former auditors and consultants to help you assess the effectiveness of internal audit, external audit, compliance and risk governance.

Our independence and our “board’s eye perspective” means we focus on whether audit is meeting the needs of the business, and make us a genuinely different alternative to the “Big 4”.

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Our online tool Thinking Board® is much more than an ordinary questionnaire.  It gives a surprising level of insight into board evaluations and assessments of your governance and control framework.

Used by over 100 organisations, this self-assessment tool overcomes the limitations of questionnaires, distils our expertise into fresh and interesting questions and automatically provides easy-to-use reports. It’s intuitive, engaging and time-saving.

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Our Advisory Team

Richard Sheath
Catherine Stalker
Jonathan Hayward
Jane Hayes
Sir Ken Olisa OBE – Chairman
Clare Chalmers
Belinda Hudson
James Littlefair

Helping you get it right

For us, good governance is about good performance.

Yes, compliance matters.  But our work is about helping you make sure your organisation…is led effectively by a board that adds value…is kept under control through risk management and assurance frameworks that meet your needs…and is “doing the right thing”.

The Effective Board: Chair role and skills
The Effective Board – How to run a good Board Meeting – October 2018
The Effective Board – The new Code (again): Spotlight on the Principles
The Effective Board – Can the new Code add value? – August 2018
The Effective Board – NED versus machine – June 2018