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Is the National Procurement Service delivering for Wales?

30 Nov 2017 - 12:30am

Although spend through the National Procurement Service (NPS) is increasing, it has not developed as quickly as expected resulting in concerns over its funding and less than anticipated savings

How councils in Wales are dealing with service change

11 Oct 2017 - 4:18pm

Our report highlights examples of practice and areas for improvement.

Supporting People Programme provides important services but needs to improve

31 Aug 2017 - 12:02am

While there has been a significant Welsh Government investment in the Programme, some concerns about its design and delivery remain

Local government bodies continue to face challenges in producing and improving timely annual accounts

9 Mar 2017 - 9:00am

While the quality of accounts preparation has improved on last year, organisations continue to face challenges in producing accurate accounts earlier and managing budget constraints

Pound coin with a Welsh dragon

Welsh Government ‘well prepared to take on fiscal devolution responsibilities’

30 Nov 2016 - 1:28pm

But significant challenges remain in getting detailed plans in place and delivering key projects, says Auditor General

Local authorities are not pursuing all options to generate income

9 Nov 2016 - 11:37am

Weaknesses in policies and how they are using data among the key issues

Torfaen Council praised for its clear vision, leadership and plans for improvement

12 Sep 2016 - 10:01am

But arrangements for managing its workforce, assets and information resources need further development 

Procurement of rail franchise presents risks, challenges and opportunities for Welsh Government

5 Sep 2016 - 10:43am

Key decisions still to be made on multi-billion pound contract

Vale of Glamorgan has clear vision of what it wants to achieve

24 Aug 2016 - 2:07pm

Current work is helping ensure the council is ‘well placed to continue securing improvement’

A leaf growing out of a tree

Council's financial planning is strengthening

17 Aug 2016 - 3:33pm

But there is still scope to improve the way savings are identified and delivered.

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