To create a culture of Corporate Governance in a company, the understanding, implementation and enforcement of the Three-Lines of Defense, as expounded by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), is a basic requirement that is necessary to be undertaken. Below are the Three-Lines of Defense Model:
We at Q3 Management Solutions provide services that assist companies in achieving the desired structure of the Three Lines of Defense. The services on offer are:
1st Line of Defense
- Development of Policies and Procedures
- Review and assessment of current Internal Control environment
- Recommend structure and process improvements
2nd Line of Defense
- Conduct Risk Awareness and Profiling Training
- Assist in the development of Risk Management Framework
- Assist in the preparation of Risk Profile / Register
- Compliance Review
3rd Line of Defense
Development of Internal Audit Charter and Terms of Reference of Audit Committee
Outsourced Internal Audit activities
Apart from the above services provided under the scope of the 3-Lines of Defense, we also provide audit services on specific Human Resources matters. Conducting this audit will provide the necessary information to the Management on the adequacy of the Human Resources Functions within the Company which include, amongst other; reviewing – job analysis and design, recruitment and selection, orientation and placement, training and development, performance appraisal and job evaluation, employee and executive remuneration, motivation and morale, participative management, communication, welfare and social security, safety and health, industrial relations, trade unionism, and disputes and their resolution.
HR audit is very much useful to achieve the organizational goal and also is a vital tool which helps to assess the effectiveness of HR functions of an organization.
A complete Human Resources Checkup, including administration, employee files, compliance, handbook, orientation, training, performance management, and termination procedures are necessary, where the intended outcomes include minimizing your liability exposure and introduction or enhancement of human resource best practices.