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Internal control at OS

Statement of internal control

As Accounting Officer, the Director General (DG) has responsibility for maintaining a sound system of internal control that supports the achievement of Ordnance Survey’s policies, aims and objectives, whilst safeguarding the public funds and departmental assets for which the DG is personally responsible, in accordance with the responsibilities assigned to the DG in Government Accounting. The governance framework within the Statement of Internal Control covers:

  • Scope and responsibility
  • System of internal control
  • Risk appetite
  • Risk & control framework
  • Control effectiveness
  • Audit assurance

The Information Security Committee (ISC)

The forum is responsible for the protection of information from a wide range of threats in order to ensure business continuity, minimize business risk and maximise return on investments and business opportunities.

Making a complaint

We strive to maintain high standards in all aspects of our business operations, products and services. We are also committed to complying with the many requirements of legislation, government policy and good practice within which we operate. Sometimes, unfortunately, things do go awry and we appreciate that you might wish to make a complaint.

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