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Government Commercial and Contracting: an overview of the NAO’s work

This overview of the NAO’s work on the government’s management of contracting examines subjects including the government’s commercial capability, accountability and transparency, and its management of contracted-out service delivery.

Published:
12 May 2016
Money

Confirmed impacts: Investigating potential conflicts of interest in procurement

This impacts case study shows how our investigation highlighted risks in stewardship over the use of public funds by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO), which led PHSO to develop an action plan to improve procurement policy, practice and effectiveness.

It is one example of financial or non-financial benefits realised in 2014 as a result of our involvement, all of which are set out in our interactive PDF.

Published:
15 Oct 2015
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Confirmed impacts: Helping to improve strategic management of debt owed to government

This impacts case study shows how Cabinet Office and HM Treasury have actioned our recommendations through updated guidance and strategies, establishing consistent cross-government monitoring measures and creating the company ‘Debt Market Integrator’ to provide debt management services.

It is one example of financial or non-financial benefits realised in 2014 as a result of our involvement, all of which are set out in our interactive PDF.

Published:
15 Oct 2015
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Confirmed impacts: Improving the efficiency and effectiveness of grant spending

This impacts case study shows how our review of the use of grants to provide funding was a major catalyst in Cabinet Office’s review of the appropriateness and efficiency of grant funding, and its plans to develop a digital mechanism for improving grant processing.

It is one example of financial or non-financial benefits realised in 2014 as a result of our involvement, all of which are set out in our interactive PDF.

Published:
15 Oct 2015