Latest communication from the SAAA re. the future of audit

This is the third communication from SAAA, the body established to procure and appoint external auditors on behalf of smaller authorities, following the demise of the Audit Commission.Chairman’s communications one and two can be found in earlier News items on this website or on the SAA website at

The deadline for authorities who wish to opt out of the SAAA arrangements and appoint their own auditors is drawing near. All smaller authorities are opted in by default. Any authorities who do not wish to be part of the SAAA arrangements must therefore formally opt out by 31 March 2016.  For more information, please see here:

Chairman’s Comms Three

Posted Monday, 4th July 2022