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Urgent improvements needed to internal audit arrangements at town and community councils in Wales

17 Jan 2019 - 12:06am

Auditor General uncovers “significant weaknesses” that need addressing

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Current standard of financial management “disappointing” at too many town and community councils in Wales

15 Jan 2019 - 12:06am

Auditor General calls for urgent action, as the amount of money local councils manage continues to increase

Discounted bus travel for young people

10 Jan 2019 - 12:02am

Auditor General examines Welsh Government’s ‘MyTravelPass’ scheme, with questions raised about value for money

2018 in review

20 Dec 2018 - 5:12pm

As we reflect on 2018, we’ve selected some of our highlights from the year. These include the things we’re proud to have delivered and some of the successes we’ve celebrated.

Wales “working well” to implement fiscal devolution

20 Dec 2018 - 12:06am

Welsh Revenue Authority “operating effectively” and Welsh Treasury “obtaining appropriate assurance” over HMRC’s implementation of Welsh Rates of Income Tax, says Auditor General

Failures in governance and financial management at more community councils

11 Dec 2018 - 3:19pm

Reports in the public interest issued by the Auditor General for Wales highlight failures in three community councils to meet required standards

Local Government needs to do more to develop a strong data culture

5 Dec 2018 - 9:47am

Councils slowly developing in this area, but more work needed to ‘break silo working’ and maximise the benefits of the data they hold, says Auditor General

Welsh Government needs a more coordinated approach for managing financial support for business

29 Nov 2018 - 12:06am

Current approach too ‘piecemeal’, although it’s starting to be overhauled

Brexit and the Rural Development Programme in Wales

20 Nov 2018 - 10:34am

Wales faced losing out financially in a no-deal scenario until UK Government extended its funding guarantee. Welsh Government now needs to improve oversight and scrutiny of the Programme

Finance for the Future conference outputs now online

16 Nov 2018 - 1:41pm

On the 16 October the Finance Skills Development Group held the third conference for finance trainees, Finance for the Future 2018

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