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  1. Decision support tool
    Annex E: Examples of funding models

    This page is part of our decision support tool. Generic funding model 1: ‘straightforward procurement’ Key features Channel Procurement Intermediaries No Degree of competition Open Duration of contract Three years Payment formula Linked to outputs/outcomes Mainly in arrears Monitoring and evaluation Focus on outputs/outcomes Inspection (risk-based) Illustrative scenario Strategic decisions The objectives of your programme […]

  2. Investigation into the South East Flexible Ticketing Programme

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    The National Audit Office has today published the findings from its investigation into the Department for Transport’s (the Department’s) progress in implementing the South East Flexible Ticketing Programme (the Programme).  In January 2012, the Department set up the Programme to improve coordination, speed up delivery and increase take up of smart ticketing. The Department was […]

  3. Support to incapacity benefits claimants through Pathways to Work

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    A Department for Work and Pensions programme to reduce the number of people claiming incapacity benefits and help them into work has had a limited impact and, while a serious attempt to tackle an intractable issue, has turned out to provide poor value for money.

  4. Ministry of Defence: Major Projects Report 2008

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    Over the past ten years, the Ministry of Defence has introduced a number of reforms to the way it procures defence equipment, but its performance on Major Projects remains variable. As part of its annual report to Parliament, the National Audit Office examined twenty of the largest defence equipment projects. The report found that, during […]

  5. The New Deal for Young People

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    The New Deal for Young People achieved its target of placing 250,000 young people into work in September 2000, and by October 2001 had helped 339,000 into jobs. It has had a positive effect on levels of youth employment and on the economy more broadly, although, as with other labour market programmes, many of these […]

  6. Mobile technology in policing

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    A programme to equip frontline police officers with mobile devices, such as BlackBerrys and personal data assistants, has achieved a basic level of benefits. However, as the benefits for most forces do not extend beyond this basic level, then value for money has not yet been achieved from the £80 million of expenditure.

  7. A framework for managing staff costs in a period of spending reduction

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    This paper sets out a framework for effective management of staff costs in a  challenging environment of cost reduction in public services. It builds on the high level principles set out in the NAO’s short guide to structured cost reduction.

  8. Preparations for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games: Progress report February 2010

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    Venues and infrastructure for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games are on track to be delivered on time for the Games and the cost is currently forecast to be within the £9,325 million budget for the Games announced in March 2007, according to a progress report to Parliament by the National Audit Office. However, […]

  9. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Managing the waste PFI programme

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    The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has recently made considerable progress in increasing the number and size of local authority projects to procure new waste treatment facilities under the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). But, according to a National Audit Office report today, the Department was initially too slow to respond to the 1999 […]

  10. Ministry of Defence. Delivering digital tactical communications through the Bowman CIP programme

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    The Ministry of Defence’s £2.4 billion programme to transform battlefield communications, command and control through the joint introduction of Bowman digital radios and the advanced Combat Infrastructure Platform (CIP) to an exacting 30 month timescale, has been recast. A revised programme and a further £121 million of funding have been approved to deliver the capabilities […]

  11. The budget for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

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    The process for setting the London 2012 Games budget has been thorough, the National Audit Office says today, but the level of public funding has increased greatly, and significant areas of uncertainty remain including the finalisation of the design of venues and the intended wider benefits. These are the main findings in a new report […]

  12. Decommissioning toolkit
    Glossary

    This page is part of our decommissioning toolkit. This guide shares its glossary with the Successful Commissioning Guide, which can be found at the link below: Successful Commissioning Guide: Glossary Accountability The obligation of individuals and organisations to report on their actions and be answerable to others for what they have done. Administrative law The […]

  13. Successful commissioning toolkit
    Glossary of terms

    This page is part of our successful commissioning toolkit. A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M|N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z Accountability The obligation of individuals and organisations to report on their actions and be answerable to others for what they have done. Administrative law The branch of law which governs public bodies in the exercise of their public functions. Advance payment Payment made to a provider […]

  14. The Estate Strategy of the Police Service of Northern Ireland

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    The PSNI’s strategy to modernise and rationalise the police estate in Northern Ireland is leading to visible improvements, although there is still much work left to do, according to the National Audit Office. The plans to refurbish and build police stations, and review the need for others, are being taken forward against a challenging background. […]

  15. Managing the HMRC Estate

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    By reducing the number of its offices and moving to a regional centre model HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) hopes to significantly reduce its running costs and modernise the way it works. HMRC’s original plan has proved unrealistic and is now reconsidering the scope and timing of the programme. Any changes will need to be carefully managed to avoid diminishing the long term value of the strategy.

  16. Improving IT procurement: The impact of the Office of Government Commerce’s initiatives on departments and suppliers in

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    Sir John Bourn, head of the National Audit Office, reported today on progress made by the Office of Government Commerce (OGC) to improve the procurement of information technology (IT) systems by departments and agencies. He concluded that OGC has put structures in place to minimize the risk of future IT failure and that department and […]