Search results for 'Accountability and oversight'

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  1. Investigation into whistleblowing in the civil service

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    Whistleblowing arrangements in government require further improvement with slow and inconsistent progress being made by departments and other civil service bodies, a new National Audit Office (NAO) report says.

  2. Whistleblowing in the civil service

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    Our guide is for people who deal with whistleblowers, investigate concerns or manage whistleblowing processes in government organisations.

  3. Good practice in annual reporting

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    This interactive guide sets out good practice principles for annual reporting with examples from public sector organisations.

  4. Government grants: lessons learned

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    Summer 2024

    Grants are one of government’s main funding mechanisms. We will assess how effective government is at delivering grant programmes.

  5. Funding of Coventry City of Culture Trust

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    A factual overview of funding provided to the Coventry City of Culture Trust, which became insolvent in March 2023.

  6. HM Revenue & Customs 2021-22 Accounts

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    Gareth Davies, the C&AG of the National Audit Office, has reported on the 2021-22 accounts of HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

  7. Efficiency savings require learning past lessons

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    Gareth Davies, head of the NAO, outlines lessons from NAO reports into the government’s handling of COVID-19 in a keynote speech at the Houses of Parliament.

  8. Central oversight of arm’s-length bodies

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

  9. HM Revenue & Customs 2020-21 Accounts

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    Gareth Davies, the Comptroller and Auditor General of the National Audit Office, has reported on the 2020-21 accounts of HM Revenue & Customs.

  10. Find a local public body’s audit report

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    This map tool map lets you explore where auditors have issued non-standard reports locally in the NHS and local government in England.

  11. Good practice guidance: Fraud and Error

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    This guide uses the NAO’s insights to show what can be done to counter the risk of fraud and error.

  12. Financial management in government: insights and good practice

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    Winter 2023/24

    The Financial and Risk Management insights team are producing a series of guides aimed at senior finance decision-makers across all of our audited bodies. Our guides will showcase strategic-level insights outlining areas where good financial management can unlock greater efficiency and resilience, as well as practical ways organisations can make improvements.

  13. Local auditor reporting application

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    Background The local auditor reporting application presents the opinions of local auditors on local public bodies’ financial statements and conclusions on whether they have proper arrangements in place to secure value for money. The data is presented through an interactive map which allows users to explore auditor reporting for nine different types of local body […]