Good practice guidance for managing the commercial lifecycle will provide updated insight across each stage of the commercial lifecycle.
Commercial and regulation
Commercial and regulatory arrangements are central to policies and programmes right across central and local government.
The public sector now buys in more than it spends itself on delivering services, buys increasingly complex things in increasingly complex ways, and regulates large areas of private sector spending.
This report will provide transparency over the costs of the English rail system.
This study will examine whether product safety regime effectively protect UK consumers from harm.
This investigation sets out how the Department for Education set up and implemented the free school meals voucher scheme.
2 Dec 2020
Over many years the NAO has reported on delays and cost overruns across significant Ministry of Defence (MoD) equipment procurement programmes, such as boats 4-7 of the Astute attack submarine (£1 billion over budget) and the Queen Elizabeth aircraft carriers (£2.75 billion over budget). Our recent report Defence Capabilities: delivering what was promised, found that … Read more
This report examines the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s management of the renegotiated contract in place with Cavendish Fluor Partnership.
1 Oct 2020
This report examines the role played by the public bodies involved in operating and overseeing the cash system.
18 Sep 2020
This report examines the MoD’s management of the programme since 2017 and the risks towards achieving Carrier Strike’s full capabilities.
26 Jun 2020
This investigation sets out how MHCLG is overseeing the remediation of dangerous cladding under its Building Safety Programme.
19 Jun 2020
This report provides information on managing PFI contracts when they end and considers whether government is preparing for expiry appropriately.
5 Jun 2020