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Employment support: The Kickstart Scheme

This report examines how well DWP's Kickstart scheme was implemented, and whether it is having the intended positive impact.

Financial sustainability of schools in England

This report examines the financial sustainability of mainstream schools in England.
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Departmental Overview 2020-21: Department for Work & Pensions

A summary of the Department for Work & Pensions’ spending in 2020-21, its major areas of activity and performance, and

The government’s preparedness for the COVID-19 pandemic: lessons for government on risk management

The report sets out central government’s risk analysis, planning, and mitigation strategies prior to the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic

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COVID-19 cost tracker

Our interactive tool brings together data from across the UK government on its costs in response to the pandemic..
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NAO recommendations tracker

Our recommendations tracker is an interactive tool that brings together recommendations published in our reports since 1 April 2019
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Find a local public body’s audit report

A map showing where auditors have issued non-standard audit reports locally in the NHS and local government in England.
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Guide for Audit and Risk Committees on Financial Reporting and Management during COVID-19

This guide helps to examine the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak on their organisations.

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COVID-19

Link to details of all our COVID-19 work

Our programme of work on the government's response to the pandemic, including the latest version of our COVID-19 cost tracker.

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NAO analyst open evening

We held an NAO Analysts open evening at our office in Victoria on Wednesday 4th March 2020. This event was
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Queen’s Speech Debate – speech by Chairman Lord Michael Bichard

National Audit Office Chairman Lord Michael Bichard contributed to the House of Lords Queen’s Speech debate on the NHS on

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