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Freedom of information request response - 05240

FOI request

FOI ID number
05240
Regarding
Financial Reviews/Recoveries
Request

Finance and HR Key Stakeholders

  1. Please provide the contact information for the councils Director of Finance:
    1. Name
    2. Email
    3. Phone Number
  2. Please provide the contact information for the councils HR Director (or equivalent):
    1. Name
    2. Email
    3. Phone Number

Accounts Payable

  1. Has the organisation undergone an audit reviewing accounts payable (AP) to recover monies paid in error in the last five financial years (12/13 – 16/17)? If so, please provide the following information based on the review
    1. Name of third party supplier
    2. Duration of the review
    3. Total value of duplicated invoices/erroneous payments identified
    4. How much did the third party invoice for any review work undertaken?
    5. Did the organisation procure these services through a framework? If so, please state which framework
    6. Please state the following detail for the stakeholder responsible for signing the accounts payable contract:
      1. Name
      2. Job title
      3. Email Address
      4. Phone number

National Fraud Initiative (NFI) Review

  1. For each audit completed as part of the National Fraud Initiative (NFI) over the last five years, please provide the following information. Please create a new table for each NFI.

    NFI Pensions Payroll Creditors
    Identified by NFI review (£)      
    Errors followed-up (£)      
    Total recovered (£)      
    Recovered by trust      
    Recovered by third party      
    Name of third party used to follow-up and/or recover errors (e.g. Liaison, BDO, RSM)      
    Name of any data analysis and filtering software packages used (e.g. IDEA, ACL etc.)      
  2. Please describe the organisation’s process for following up NFI reviews:
    1. Who is responsible for this at the trust (name & job title)?
    2. How many internal FTEs were required to follow-up on the last review?
    3. How many days did it take for the trust or any external auditors used to follow-up and recover money identified by the last NFI review?

Financial Recovery Suppliers

  1. Please list all management consultants used in the last three financial years (14/15 – 16/17) to review / identify / recover savings. Ie. management consultants, recovery experts etc.

Our response

Response

Finance and HR Key Stakeholders

Contacts for key officers is publicly available on our website.

Accounts Payable

  1. No

National Fraud Initiative (NFI) Review

  1. NFI Pensions Payroll Creditors
    Identified by NFI review (£)      
    Errors followed-up (£)      
    Total recovered (£)      
    Recovered by trust      
    Recovered by third party      
    Name of third party used to follow-up and/or recover errors (e.g. Liaison, BDO, RSM)      
    Name of any data analysis and filtering software packages used (e.g. IDEA, ACL etc.)      
  2. Details of the Council's NFI activity are reported annually through committee; links to the relevant documents are below:

Financial Recovery Suppliers

  1. None
Response date
09 May 2018