Honestly Lay Bare

A Place Called Independence

What is independence? And why does it matter? McLeod Governance still believes in a place called Independence.[Read more]

The Lion That Was a Dog

Seeing things for what they really are – lessons from a central Chinese zoo![Read more]


What controls within an organisation are so good that they are barely changed (and don’t need to) from the day that were designed?[Read more]

Are You Kidding Me?

What are the key frustrations for a successful auditor. We take a walk over the jagged bottles on the footpath of annoyance in the life of the auditor.[Read more]

Internal Audit in North Korea

What the job of a North Korea Internal Audit Detective can tell you about the global nature of internal audit[Read more]

The Unintended (Internal Control) Consequences of Good Intentions

From this day forward throughout the many lands in which the management of risk is attempted we ask that you lay at the feet of the God of Schlimmbesserung.[Read more]

Ground Stop – Risk Management on September 11, 2001

This is the management of an unknown risk at its very best. It remains one of the more prudent responses to an unfolding event that one can think of.[Read more]

Advertising Fraud

Any organisation can be a victim of fraud … but should you advertise your misfortune?[Read more]