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Significant loss to public purse due to unlawful activity and poor governance at community councils
Unlawful activity and failure to exercise minimum standards of financial management and governance at Ynysawdre, Llangynwyd Middle and Abertillery and Llanhilleth Community Councils.
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    We’re taking part in the All Wales Virtual Careers Fair
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    Urgent action needed at community councils to address unlawful activity and poor governance
    Unlawful expenditure and inadequate governance arrangements found at St Harmon, Magor with Undy, Llanmpumsaint and Sully Lavernock Community Councils in Wales
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    Being a Graduate Trainee at Audit Wales
    As part of our current Graduate Trainee recruitment campaign, we’ve recorded a podcast episode with two of our current Graduate Trainees.
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    Extra funding from Welsh Government means councils are financially stable for now, but big challenges lie ahead
    Increasing demand for some local government services and potential future funding levels mean the sustainability of the sector is challenging.
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    Is the new Curriculum for Wales on track?
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    NHS Wales Accounts show an accurate reflection of finances for the past year
    The Auditor General has published an updated infographic on the NHS (Wales) summarised accounts for 2020-21.
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    Many services were stretched before the COVID-19 pandemic, the coming years will offer little respite for the public finances
    After a decade of squeezed budgets and rising demands, public services are grappling with three over-arching crises of global proportion.
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    How the pandemic is driving innovation in audit
    Auditor General reflects on auditing during the COVID-19 pandemic with ACCA and INTOSAI
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    Community and Town-Centre regeneration
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    Call for all levels of government to step up to help make town centres sustainable
    The pandemic has added to the challenges town centres face making them a major priority for action
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    Welsh Government day-to-day management of student finances is effective but more scrutiny needed given the costs involved
    The cost of student loans and grants is more than £1 billion per year
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    COVID-19 learning: leadership in a pandemic
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    Overwhelming response to our #YourTown survey earlier this year
    Themes summarised in our latest blog
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    A productive year for public audit in Wales in the face of a worldwide pandemic
    Despite some significant changes to our planned work due to COVID-19, we successfully delivered a full audit programme in 2020-21.
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    Audit Wales delighted that Isobel Everett MBE has been recognised for public service and developing future leaders
    Audit Wales extend congratulations to Isobel Everett for the award of an MBE in the recent Queen’s Honours List.