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The challenges in implementing digital change

This report sets out the lessons for government and departments to learn from the experience of implementing digital change.

Good practice guidance managing the commercial lifecycle

This good practice guidance reflects upon findings and recommendations drawn from 209 reports concerning 350 commercial arrangements that it has

Serious Fraud Office annual report and accounts 2020-21

The C&AG has reported on the 2020-21 accounts of the Serious Fraud Office.

Local government and net zero in England

This new report responds to a request from the Environmental Audit Committee to examine local government and net zero.

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COVID-19 cost tracker

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

Financial sustainability of local authorities visualisation: update

Use our local authority financial sustainability data visualisation to explore changes in authorities’ finances over the last decade.
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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

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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