Limited assurance reviews - useful information

(Please note that authorities who have chosen to exempt themselves from our review this year DO NOT need to provide evidence of the authority's decision or confirmation of the dates chosen for the provision of public rights, but ONLY a copy of the exemption certificate and contact details. Any additional information provided will be disregarded.)

We prefer to recieve documentation via email, but if you wish to post the information you may wish to use our address label. Please do not submit by post as well as email.

If you have questions regarding a query in relation to the 2017/18 Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) or the year end instructions and guidance, please note that all the instructions/guidance/AGAR forms/pro formas are now available on our website: https://www.pkf-littlejohn.com/services-limited-assurance-regime-useful-documents-and-links  This link was emailed to all smaller authorities on 28 March, with an additional email being sent that day to the 5% random sample of authorities below £200,000 who are selected for an intermediate review this year.

Please refer to our frequently asked questions document (https://www.pkf-littlejohn.com/sites/default/files/media/documents/frequently_asked_questions_april_2018_-_v2.pdf) which covers frequent queries including the following topics:

  • Hard copies of AGAR forms and instruction pack
  • Hyperlinks not working
  • Early receipt of 2018/19 precept
  • Address for submitting documentation
  • Exempt authorities queries
  • Completion by hand
  • Intermediate review sample
  • No website
  • Internal audit timing

If you email us containing any other type of query that is not covered by the FAQ document, we will respond to you within 3 working days.

Please contact us by sending an email to sba@pkf-littlejohn.com