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Investigation into members’ experience of civil service pension administration

The NAO has published the findings from its investigation into members’ experience of civil service pension administration.

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11 Feb 2016

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Investigation into the acceptance of gifts and hospitality

The NAO has published the findings from its investigation into the acceptance of gifts and hospitality by government officials.

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Published:
9 Feb 2016

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Use of consultants and temporary staff

Annual spending on consultants and temporary staff has reduced by £1.5 billion since 2010 when strict spending controls were introduced. However, annual spend is now increasing once more and is between £400 million and £600 million higher than in 2011-12.

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Published:
13 Jan 2016

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Delivering major projects in government: a briefing for the Committee of Public Accounts

A third of major government projects due to deliver in the next five years are rated as in doubt or unachievable unless action is taken to improve delivery. Greater transparency on project performance is required.

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6 Jan 2016

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Companies in Government

Since 2010 there has been an increase in the number of companies in government at the same time as a reduction in the number of public bodies which raises issues of transparency, accountability, governance and review.

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Published:
10 Dec 2015

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The digital skills gap in government: Survey findings

This interactive publication presents the results of our survey of central government digital leaders’ views and suggests areas for further consideration.

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Published:
2 Dec 2015

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Competitive and demand-led grants: good practice guide

The Cabinet Office estimates that government commits around £130 billion to grants each year – nearly 20% of all government spend. Grants are an important delivery mechanism for policy across government, not just centrally but also in agencies, local authorities and other bodies across the public sector.

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Published:
26 Nov 2015

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Impacts from our work, 2014

This interactive publication summarises examples of ways our work has led to financial and non-financial impacts.

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Published:
16 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

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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

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15 Oct 2015

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