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Local government bodies continue to face challenges in producing and improving timely annual accounts

9 Mar 2017 - 9:00am

While the quality of accounts preparation has improved on last year, organisations continue to face challenges in producing accurate accounts earlier and managing budget constraints

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Welsh Government ‘well prepared to take on fiscal devolution responsibilities’

30 Nov 2016 - 1:28pm

But significant challenges remain in getting detailed plans in place and delivering key projects, says Auditor General

Local authorities are not pursuing all options to generate income

9 Nov 2016 - 11:37am

Weaknesses in policies and how they are using data among the key issues

Torfaen Council praised for its clear vision, leadership and plans for improvement

12 Sep 2016 - 10:01am

But arrangements for managing its workforce, assets and information resources need further development 

Procurement of rail franchise presents risks, challenges and opportunities for Welsh Government

5 Sep 2016 - 10:43am

Key decisions still to be made on multi-billion pound contract

Vale of Glamorgan has clear vision of what it wants to achieve

24 Aug 2016 - 2:07pm

Current work is helping ensure the council is ‘well placed to continue securing improvement’

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Council's financial planning is strengthening

17 Aug 2016 - 3:33pm

But there is still scope to improve the way savings are identified and delivered.

Wrexham Council’s vision is delivering improved outcomes for its citizens

29 Feb 2016 - 8:55am

But some out-dated arrangements may limit the speed of progress says Auditor General 

City of Cardiff Council - Corporate Assessment follow on

26 Feb 2016 - 12:01am

Cardiff Council has put in place better arrangements to deal with longstanding issues, but report finds Council is at critical point if it is to achieve the changes required to deliver improvement.

Wales Life Sciences Investment Fund

25 Feb 2016 - 9:00am

‘Aspects of its establishment, governance, oversight and early operation were flawed and poorly documented’, says Auditor General, but the concept of the Fund is innovative and has many merits.

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