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We’re hiring for several new roles!
We’re looking for a Change Project Manager, Senior Studio Co-ordinator, Senior Auditor – Performance, Law & Ethics Specialist (Information Officer) and Relief Auditor – Accounts.
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    Extra funding from Welsh Government means councils are financially stable for now, but big challenges lie ahead
    Increasing demand for some local government services and potential future funding levels mean the sustainability of the sector is challenging.
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    Is the new Curriculum for Wales on track?
    Tell us your views
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    NHS Wales Accounts show an accurate reflection of finances for the past year
    The Auditor General has published an updated infographic on the NHS (Wales) summarised accounts for 2020-21.
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    Many services were stretched before the COVID-19 pandemic, the coming years will offer little respite for the public finances
    After a decade of squeezed budgets and rising demands, public services are grappling with three over-arching crises of global proportion.
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    How the pandemic is driving innovation in audit
    Auditor General reflects on auditing during the COVID-19 pandemic with ACCA and INTOSAI
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    Community and Town-Centre regeneration
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    Call for all levels of government to step up to help make town centres sustainable
    The pandemic has added to the challenges town centres face making them a major priority for action
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    Welsh Government day-to-day management of student finances is effective but more scrutiny needed given the costs involved
    The cost of student loans and grants is more than £1 billion per year
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    COVID-19 learning: leadership in a pandemic
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    Overwhelming response to our #YourTown survey earlier this year
    Themes summarised in our latest blog
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    A productive year for public audit in Wales in the face of a worldwide pandemic
    Despite some significant changes to our planned work due to COVID-19, we successfully delivered a full audit programme in 2020-21.
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    Audit Wales delighted that Isobel Everett MBE has been recognised for public service and developing future leaders
    Audit Wales extend congratulations to Isobel Everett for the award of an MBE in the recent Queen’s Honours List. 
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    COVID-19 response drives big rise in NHS spending as four health boards breach financial duties again
    Our new data tool shows NHS spending trends due to the pandemic and their current financial positions
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    Wales has made excellent progress in vaccinating its population against COVID-19 but a clear plan is now needed for the challenges which lie ahead
    The COVID-19 vaccination programme in Wales has been delivered at significant pace with local, national and UK partners working together to vaccinate a significant proportion of the Welsh population.
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    Deadline extension for applications for our All Wales Public Sector Finance Apprenticeship Programme
    We’re extending the deadline application date for our All Wales Public Sector Finance Apprenticeship Programme to 20 June.