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National Audit Office Programme and Areas for Consideration Definition Document proposing the Office’s programme of work for the coming year and suggested areas for consideration in the future.  It is not a definite plan of work, and may differ from the current work in progress. Formats available Current year programme: electronically from NAO website This link takes […]

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February 28, 2013

National Audit Office Programme and Areas for Consideration

Definition

Document proposing the Office’s programme of work for the coming year and suggested areas for consideration in the future.  It is not a definite plan of work, and may differ from the current work in progress.

Formats available

Current year programme: electronically from NAO website

This link takes you to our publications page, which is filtered to show you reports about the work of the NAO, such as our annual report and corporate plan. The list includes the NAO programme and areas for consideration for current and future years.

For printed copies please contact the Library on 020 7798 7264 or foi@nao.org.uk

Cost

Free

Work in progress

Definition

A summary of current “Value for Money” (VFM) studies in progress setting out the issues that will be addressed with details of study Team and expected publication dates.

Please note that certain exemptions may apply. Summaries will be withheld or edited where sensitive or confidential matters are discussed.

Formats available

Work in progress: electronically from NAO website

Cost

Free

Financial Reporting Council – Financial Audits Quality Assurance Review

Definition

The Audit Quality Review (AQR) of the Financial Reporting Council (FCR) reviews our financial audit procedures, the quality of our financial audit work, and the arrangements we have in place for ensuring that all staff receive training to allow them to comply with best professional practice. The outcome of their review work is set out in the Transparency Report that the NAO publishes annually.

Formats available

Electronically from NAO website – section in the National Audit Office Transparency Reports

Cost

Free

External quality reviews – VFM work

Definition

As part of its quality assurance arrangements for VFM work, the NAO commissions independent external evaluations of the technical rigour, methodological robustness, quality of argumentation and presentation of evidence in its VFM reports. The outcome of their review work is set out in the Transparency Report that the NAO publishes annually.

Formats available

Electronically from NAO website – section in the National Audit Office Transparency Reports

Cost

Free

Annual Reports

Definition

Reports on the progress and performance of the NAO including our annual published accounts.

Formats available

Annual reports for last two years: available in PDF format from NAO website

This link takes you to our publications page, which is filtered to show reports about the work of the NAO. The list includes our annual report.

For copies from earlier years, please contact the Library on 020 7798 7264 or foi@nao.org.uk

Cost

Free

National Audit Office Strategy

Definition

Sets out the main features of the NAO’s strategy for the next three years.

Formats available

Current National Audit Office Strategy: available electronically from NAO website

For printed copies please contact the Library on 020 7798 7264 or foi@nao.org.uk

Cost

Free