Regulatory Compliance and Assurance
University’s Regulatory Compliance and Assurance function forms part of the University Secretary's Office. It is responsible for ensuring that the university has robust risk management procedures in place and providing assurance to assist with meeting various regulatory requirements.
The links below draw together a number of key areas that form part of the University’s regulatory compliance and assurance function. This is overseen by the University Secretary, supported by the Head of Regulatory Compliance and Assurance, and the Governance Co-ordinator.
- Oversight of the university’s risk management process
- Management of the university’s prevention and detection of fraud, irregularities, bribery and corruption
- Management and oversight of the university’s investigations into issues raised under the Whistleblowing (‘Public Interest Disclosure’) Policy
- Oversight of the management and coordination of internal audits
- Leading the university’s response to the Prevent Duty
- Management of the university’s internal procedure Reportable Events (staff only)
The University’s Audit Committee reviews and advises the Board of Governors on the adequacy and effectiveness of these functions. The Audit Committee also considers and advises the Board of Governors on the provision of external and internal audit services.