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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.

Audit consultation points way for Future Generations

12 Aug 2016 - 12:16pm

The Auditor General for Wales has shared his delight at the positive response from public service authorities to helping re-shape public audit in Wales in response to the introduction of the new Well-being of Future Generations Act. 

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Welsh Government making progress to manage increasing coastal flood and erosion risks

21 Jul 2016 - 12:00am

Although pace of change has been slower than planned.

£4.4 million of fraud and overpayments identified in Wales through the National Fraud Initiative

18 Jul 2016 - 11:15am

But the Auditor General is keen to boost future participation in order to increase the impact of the initiative.

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The Welsh Government’s funding of Kancoat Ltd

13 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. 

Ann-Marie Harkin accepting her award for Women in Leadership

Financial Audit Director scoops Leading Wales Award

16 Jun 2016 - 3:28pm

Ann-Marie Harkin has won a Leading Wales Award in recognition of what judges called her ‘clear vision’ and her work to develop the next generation of public sector finance professionals.

An impressive year for public audit in Wales

13 Jun 2016 - 3:32pm

The Auditor General for Wales and Wales Audit Office successfully delivered almost the entire schedule of work laid out in their Annual Plan for 2015-16. 

Auditor General consults on new audit approach

7 Apr 2016 - 3:39pm

The Auditor General is consulting with public bodies in Wales on changes to his audit approach. 

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