Improvements not being made in key service areas at Cardiff Council1 Sep 2014 - 8:48am
A report published today by the Auditor General for Wales says that Cardiff Council has not been addressing weak performance in some key service areas, because of fragmented leadership and management.
Auditor General speaks to local government leaders about the challenge of change in the next ten years20 Jun 2014 - 2:22pm
The Auditor General for Wales recently spoke to key players in local government in Wales at the WLGA Conference in Llandudno.
Staff team get ready to take on the Welsh Three Peaks Challenge20 Jun 2014 - 9:30am
Some of our colleagues in the Wales Audit Office are ready to take part in the Welsh Three Peaks Challenge this weekend in aid of the charity, Changing Faces. The climb, which will see the group take on Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in the North, Cadair Idris in mid-Wales, and Pen y Fan in the South, is all in aid of the charity Changing Faces, selected by staff members at the annual conference last year.
£4 Million of fraud and overpayments identifed in Wales through Fraud Initiative11 Jun 2014 - 12:17pm
The latest bi-annual national counter-fraud exercise has helped Welsh public bodies to identify £4 million of fraud and erroneous payment, and £229m across the UK, according to a report released by the Auditor General for Wales today.
Wales Audit Office consulting with equalities representative groups4 Jun 2014 - 11:24am
Consultation event aims to consider how we can better engage with representatives of disadvantaged groups in our audit work.
Auditor General addresses town councils on importance of good governance20 May 2014 - 4:15pm
The Auditor General for Wales recently addressed local and town councillors at the joint training conference between the Society of Local Council Clerks and One Voice Wales.
Wales audit model proves effective in following the public pound across the tiers of government10 Apr 2014 - 12:54pm
The Wales Audit Office is in a strong position to support improvement and to promote assurance as well as audit collaborative arrangements across sectors, says Huw Vaughan Thomas, Auditor General for Wales.
Two Wales Audit Office trainees scoop prestigious awards12 Feb 2014 - 11:19am
Two Wales Audit Office trainees have scooped prestigious awards, as they work towards gaining their ACA Chartered Accountant qualifications from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).