Irish Red Cross criticised by auditors


In a recently issued audit report, the Irish Red Cross were criticised by their auditors over several matters including:

 

  • how the charity manages restricted funds;
  • how over €120,000 was deducted from four humanitarian appeal funds, as an administration charge without proper back-up to justify this;
  • not all travel and subsistence claims were backed up by receipts; and
  • for the lack of a proper purchase order system for spending money drawn down from overseas project funds.

 

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