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£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. 

Auditor General and Wales Audit office outline their plan for the coming year

1 Apr 2016 - 12:01am

The Auditor General and Wales Audit Office have today released their joint Annual Plan for 2016-17, outlining how they will deliver on the plan and its objectives. 

Financial management and governance of community and town councils needs further improvement

16 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.

Many operating theatres in Wales are not being used efficiently

9 Mar 2016 - 11:57am

The focus on safety has improved but NHS Wales needs to secure better value for money from operating theatres

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 

Review of further education finances in progress

26 Feb 2016 - 2:40pm

The Auditor General for Wales has started a review of the Welsh Government’s oversight of further education finances. 

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