Blogs

  • The Warm Light of Autumn
    The Warm Light of Autumn
    How creative writing helps make sense of the world and improve mental health, from prisoners to the public service…
  • Cyber resilience is everybody’s business (even Billy Idol!)
    Cyber resilience is everybody’s business (even Billy Idol!)
    Even Billy Idol was talking about cyber back in ’…
  • Maintaining volunteering efforts during COVID-19
    Maintaining volunteering efforts during COVID-19
    In this blog, our Audit Leads, Gwilym Bury and…
  • Painting a blank canvas
    Painting a blank canvas
  • Many more services are moving online, but is everyone travelling at the same speed?
    Many more services are moving online, but is everyone travelling at the same speed?
    With the rapid acceleration of digital services…
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    Volunteering is a two-way process that makes a difference to everyone involved
    I was once approached about a role as a Chief Executive of a large, nati
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    Libraries - it's not just about the books
    Since our 
  • Postcards from around Wales
    Leaving the cave...
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    Foot and Mouth Disease 2001 vs. COVID-19
    Does social media make a difference to how we learn?  
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    International lessons for Welsh public bodies in responding to and recovering from COVID-19
    Recovering from the global pandemic will take time.
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    Remote auditing (a trainee’s perspective)
    When I started the interim audit of the Senedd Commission remotely in Ma
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    It’s all in the data…
    Data is part of our everyday lives Every time we use a bank ca
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    Hitting our accounts deadlines whilst working from home
    Andrew Strong explains how Audit Wales secured access to NHS fi
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    Final Accounts auditing from home
    Lucy Herman recounts her experiences leading the audit of Public Servic
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    Dancing to a new beat: the next phase of public services’ response to COVID-19
    Blog summary: As we move out of the lockdown, public s
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    Part 2: The impact of Coronavirus on people sleeping rough – is this an opportunity to end street homelessness?
    Coronavirus has affected all of us; but the impact on homeless people h
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    Part 1: More than just a housing problem – the cost of failing people sleeping rough in Wales