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Grant Audits

Grant Audit Specialists

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Keeping up-to-date

The LEES grant audit team keeps up to date by attending regular CPD events and conferences hosted by funders for their beneficiaries and financial controllers. See how we’ve been getting involved below, and follow us on twitter: @grantaudits .

Our Affiliations

ARMA

The LEES grant audit team are proud to be members of the UK’s Association of Research Managers and Administrators. As a founding member of the Audit and Compliance Special Interest Group, we assist other members with their specific questions around grant audit procedures and eligible costs. At a wider level, we attend ARMA conferences and feed into discussions around the financial administration of Research Grants.

RECENT NEWS AND EVENTS

NCURA ANNUAL CONFERENCE – WASHINGTON D.C – AUG-16

The NCURA Annual Conference is the main event for Research Administrators handling US Federal Funding. Now in its 58th year, this meeting brought together over 2,000 research administrators from across the globe. LEES attended to learn about key current issues for UK organisations in receipt of US Federal Funds, and to gain clarity on some of the complex issues emerging as a result of the new Uniform Guidance applicable to US Federal Awards.

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BREXIT STATEMENT

Like many of our clients, LEES were disappointed by the result of the EU referendum and the likely impact it will have on the research and development funding landscape in the UK. The key message emerging at this time is that UK institutions should continue to apply for EU funding and to take advantage of the opportunities available. See individual statements from specific funding streams here:

Interreg VA 2 Seas

Interreg VA Channel (Manche)

Interreg VB Northwest Europe

Universities UK Statement and FAQS (H2020 & ERASMUS)

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ARMA ANNUAL CONFERENCE – BIRMINGHAM – JUN-16

The Association of Research Managers and Administrators‘ annual conference is a key event for anyone working within the field of Research Management. The annual conference is built around members sharing best practice and discussing current issues on topics across the field of Research Management, from pre-award to post-award. LEES attended with a promotional stand to network with delegates andco-chaired a session on audit and compliance as part of ARMA’s Special Interest Group in this field

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