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Confirmed impacts: Improving the British Council’s financial management

This impacts case study shows how our identification of accounting errors kick-started a number of actions to improve financial management processes and training.

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:
16 Oct 2015
Doctor and patient talking

Confirmed impacts: Helping the Department of Health to improve its accounting processes

This impacts case study shows how our accounting expertise provided “invaluable” help in improving the strength and efficiency of the massive process of consolidating all the NHS England and other new health bodies’ accounts.

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:
16 Oct 2015
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Confirmed impacts: Helping Defra to better manage its facilities contract

This impacts case study shows how our investigation of a contract in which Defra appeared to have been overcharged gave greater impetus and legitimacy to Defra’s approach to negotiating a settlement.

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:
16 Oct 2015
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Confirmed impacts: Achieving value for money for the sale of government shares

This impacts case study shows how our review of the government’s sale of shares in Royal Mail led to the appointment of an expert panel that made recommendations about the whole system of Initial Public Offerings.

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:
16 Oct 2015
Scales of Justice

Confirmed impacts: Improving Confiscation Orders

This impacts case study shows how our review led to an overhaul of the whole approach to confiscating criminals’ assets, including better coordination across regional offices and with the police and organised crime units.

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
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