Positive outlook for central government accounts but room for improvement in some areas17 May 2017 - 12:52pm
Continuing improvements are evident in the quality and timeliness of annual accounts, but there is scope for some bodies to improve their quality assurance procedures and annual reporting
Investment in third sector services increasing but local authorities in Wales not making best use of the third sector25 Jan 2017 - 3:41pm
There's a need to ensure they are securing value for money and developing a more strategic working relationship, says Auditor General.
The Welsh Government’s funding of Kancoat Ltd13 Jul 2016 - 2:53pm
A review of financial support provided by the Welsh Government to a start-up business, Kancoat Ltd, has found that the company owes the Welsh Government nearly £2.6 million in repayment of the financial support it has received.
Financial management and governance of community and town councils needs further improvement16 Mar 2016 - 4:21pm
While the timeliness of accounts preparation has improved, the number of qualified audit opinions has increased and failures in financial governance remain too high.
Community and Town councils in Wales show improvement in delivering timely accounts16 Sep 2015 - 12:01am
But despite this the number of qualified audit opinions and failures in financial governance remains too high
Councils in Wales have responded well to significant financial stress1 Apr 2015 - 3:21pm
But they need to improve their financial management and planning to meet the increasing financial challenges ahead.
Welsh public bodies making extensive use of ‘early departures’ to reduce workforce costs9 Feb 2015 - 4:32pm
£254 million spent on early departure packages over nearly four years, but with potential savings over time of up to £305 million per year.
Councils and police bodies are generally preparing timely accounts2 Feb 2015 - 2:04pm
But an increasing number have needed to be amended for material errors and there is a need to critically appraise the use of reserves