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Six steps to better scrutiny in Wales

12 Feb 2019 - 12:00am

A discussion paper and checklist has been launched to help improve the way decision-makers are held to account

Urgent improvements needed to internal audit arrangements at town and community councils in Wales

17 Jan 2019 - 12:06am

Auditor General uncovers “significant weaknesses” that need addressing

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Current standard of financial management “disappointing” at too many town and community councils in Wales

15 Jan 2019 - 12:06am

Auditor General calls for urgent action, as the amount of money local councils manage continues to increase

Failures in governance and financial management at more community councils

11 Dec 2018 - 3:19pm

Reports in the public interest issued by the Auditor General for Wales highlight failures in three community councils to meet required standards

Welsh Government needs a more coordinated approach for managing financial support for business

29 Nov 2018 - 12:06am

Current approach too ‘piecemeal’, although it’s starting to be overhauled

Finance for the Future conference outputs now online

16 Nov 2018 - 1:41pm

On the 16 October the Finance Skills Development Group held the third conference for finance trainees, Finance for the Future 2018

WEFO faced major challenge to commit EU funding before Brexit

31 Jul 2018 - 2:50pm

But risk of Wales losing some funding in a no-deal scenario now reduced after change in Treasury policy announced just days before Auditor General report publication

Local councils making progress in improving governance and management of public money

25 Jan 2018 - 10:32am

But there is further scope to develop more robust accountability arrangements

Financial accounts in central and local government ‘prepared to a good standard’

20 Dec 2017 - 1:01am

But scope for improvement in financial reporting and for Local Government sector in-particular, to meet the challenge of earlier closure.

Councils in Wales are improving their medium-term financial planning

13 Jun 2017 - 3:18pm

But some shortcomings are threatening savings targets, says Auditor General

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