Emerging risks

For internal audit leaders, identifying and mitigating emerging risks that your organisation may not even be aware of is a key part of the job. It is therefore important to keep on top of upcoming risks so that they do not take you by surprise. 

This section provides insights on risk areas that should be prioritised by internal audit leaders as you prepare your audit plans and make longer-term risk assessments.


An internal audit perspective on the 2019 Spring Budget
The Spring Budget is a non-fiscal, no announcements update on the economy. We briefly outline potential assurance and consultancy activities for audit leaders to consider in relation to key aspects of the Budget.

An internal audit perspective on the 2018 Autumn Budget
Outlining potential assurance and consultancy activities for audit leaders to consider in relation to key aspects of the Budget.

Artificial intelligence: opportunity or threat?
How internal audit can provide assurance that their organisations artificial intelligence strategy is being managed effectively.

Cyber Security - the future
Key points to consider when thinking about emerging technologies and your organisation’s cyber protection.

Fraud and working with your MLRO
How internal audit and fraud can work together to provide assurance.

Grenfell anniversary: what has changed?
What can internal audit do to be proactive?

Insights from Internal Audit 2018
Discover the key takeaways for audit leaders from our annual conference: Internal Audit 2018. We’ve created four themes to share our thoughts; trust, governance, digital and soft skills.

Internal audit in 2040: are we ready?
Read about how internal audit could change in the near future.

Internet of Everything - a connected, intelligent world
The risks facing organisations utilising the Internet of Everything.

Leaders' Conference 2019 insights
Kick back with a 10-minute summary of the 2019 Leaders' Conference. A great refresher for delegates and a quick way to catch up if you missed it. We hope to see you next time!

Sustainability assurance
Learn about reporting your organisation’s environmental sustainability. 

Tax avoidance: a new era
Provide assurance that your organisation is compliant with the BEPS legislation and other tax avoidance laws.

World Economic Forum 2018 - Global risk report
A snapshot of the key takeaways from the WEF2018 report.

World Economic Forum: Global Risks Update 2019
We focus here on the top global risks. You will gain insight into new perspectives on risk and how to use them in relation to your audit plan.