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Transformation guidance for audit committees

Transformation programmes can be highly complicated and risky. This guidance assists those overseeing them by setting out questions committees should ask during set-up, delivery and live-running phases.

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Investigation into government-funded inquiries

Given the prevalence of government-funded inquiries, the frequency with which the government uses them following high-profile failures, their importance in relation to the public’s trust of authorities, and the public funds spent on them, the NAO has conducted an investigation into the 26 inquiries that have started and concluded since 2005.

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The Defence Nuclear Enterprise: a landscape review

This landscape report aims to help Parliament better understand the complexities of the Defence Nuclear Enterprise by describing how the Ministry of Defence needs to bring together its programmes, including production of the new deterrent submarines, to provide a continuous at sea deterrent.

NHS England’s management of the primary care support services contract with Capita

In this report, we assess whether NHS England managed the PCSE contract with Capita effectively to secure the intended benefits

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Highlights

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Self-assessment resources

Frameworks and guides to aid organisations’ self-assessment and decision-making

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UK’s exit from the European Union

Our work on exiting the EU (Brexit) can be found here

NAO – University of Birmingham Tax Centre

This new Tax Centre delivers independent evidence to improve tax efficiency.

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Jobcentre journey time model

This interactive data visualisation presents an overview of planned changes to the jobcentre estate in England.

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The social care challenge

Care worker We blog about the financial and adult care workforce challenges government needs to address in its forthcoming health and social care workforce strategy and Green Paper for support for older papers.
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Strand Group Keynote Speech

Sir Amyas Morse recently spoke on 'The implications of central decision-making on the delivery of frontline services’ at the Strand Group, the Policy Institute at King's College London's signature seminar series.
Read a transcript of Sir Amyas Morse's speech.

Events

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Funding Social Care Conference: Investing in the future

NAO Director, Ashley McDougall, will speak on ‘Maximising limited budgets’

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The Local Government ICT Summit

NAO Director, Aileen Murphie, is speaking

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