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Audit and Assurance

To assure someone can mean to to comfort, convince, encourage or to persuade. It can also mean to affirm, attest or confirm. To audit means to check, examine, investigate, review, inspect or scrutinise.

In the context of companies audit and assurance can be used to scrutinise subject matter on behalf of users of that subject matter. Most importantly, auditors scrutinise financial statements on behalf of shareholders.

Audit and assurance are large topic areas. They can be further broken down into the following sub-topics:

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Created at 10/4/2012 1:33 PM  by System Account  (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time : Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London
Last modified at 7/19/2016 11:17 AM  by System Account  (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time : Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London

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