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Central oversight of arm’s-length bodies

This report focuses on the role of the centre of government in supporting government departments' oversight of arm's-length bodies.

NAO Annual Report and Accounts 2020-21

The NAO Annual Report and Accounts 2020-21 provides details about our work and performance.
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NAO Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2021-2025

This strategy sets out how we will continue to improve the diversity of our workforce.
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Protecting consumers from unsafe products

This report examines the extent to which the UK’s product safety regime protects consumers from harm, focusing on the OPSS.

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Highlights

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COVID-19 cost tracker

Our interactive tool that brings together data from across the UK government has been updated.
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Childhood obesity data visualisation

Explore childhood obesity data using our interactive dashboards
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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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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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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

CIPFA annual conference – speech by Gareth Davies

Our new C&AG, Gareth Davies spoke at CIPFA's annual conference. He shared his perspective on the challenges facing public bodies

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