As you are no doubt aware, the Department for Work and Pensions has recently announced that all local authorities in England must appoint a reporting accountant to audit their housing benefit subsidy claims by 2 July 2018.
This is a big ask in a short space of time – particularly when all authorities will be sourcing their requirements at the same time!
How we can help you
We can help you meet this statutory requirement through lot 3 of our Management Consultancy framework (RM3745), which offers you access to a range of audit specialists who are perfectly placed to help you.
We’ve developed a suite of templates to help you run your tender and appoint an accountant as quickly as possible, and we’re on hand to offer you advice and guidance on using the framework.
If you would like to know more about the housing benefit subsidy claims or have a question simply fill in this online form, stating ‘RM3745 lot 3’ along with your question in the comments box, and we will be in touch.
You can read full details of the DWP announcement in S7/2018: Assurance of Housing Benefit subsidy claims 2018/19 (England only)