Protecting the public purse

Contact us

**The Audit Commission will close on 31 March 2015 as enabled by the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.  Please note that all telephone lines will be closed as of 5pm Tuesday 31 March 2015.

Further details can be found under The Future of the Audit Commission’s functions.

General enquiries about the Audit Commission and our work

If you’re a member of the public with an enquiry relating to the Audit Commission, please call us on 0303 444 8330. Alternatively, you can email public enquiries.

For HR enquiries and reference requests

If you need a reference from HR please email HR Details or contact our HR manager, Katie Knee, on 07791890808.

Reference requests after 1 April 2015

Requests for references from potential employers following the closure of the Commission should be addressed to:

HR Transactional Services
Department for Communities and Local Government
Rosebrae Court
Woodside Ferry Approach
CH41 6DU

Or you can send an email to:

For pensions enquiries

If you have a query about your Audit Commission pension the pensions team can be contacted via:

Telephone: 0117 202 0400

Contacting specific people

If you know the person you would like to speak to, please call our reception line on 0303 444 8300.

*Please note that our IT and payroll departments have now been outsourced and we no longer have an in-house facilities team.

Press enquiries

Press office hours are from 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). Phone on 0303 444 8282 to speak to our communications manager.

Freedom of information (FoI) enquiries

FoI requests received after 5 March 2015 will need to be referred to the relevant successor body.  Where possible, we will answer the request up until our last day (31 March 2015) but that will be dependent on the subject matter, and whether we can respond within the 20 day deadline under the Act.

Please contact or visit the FoI pages.

If you wish to write to us, please send all correspondence to:

Audit Commission
1st Floor, Fry Building
2 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 4DF

Alumni Network

Our Alumni Network allows members to keep in touch with former colleagues in the UK and abroad. It also provides a means of staying in touch with developments at the Commission.

The network is run through the social networking site LinkedIn (external link) and has more than 1,200 members.

Join the Audit Commission Alumni Network on LinkedIn (external link)

Please note that to join the network you must have worked at the Commission for a minimum of 12 months and be registered on LinkedIn.