From firefighting to future-proofing – the challenge for Welsh public services

The Auditor General for Wales has called for a bold vision for public services in Wales if it is to shift from a spiral of short-term firefighting to future proofing and long-term sustainability.

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Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board making progress to m...

After a period of significant disruption during 2023, the board is in a more stable position and working relationships amongst senior leaders are more positive overall.

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We’re celebrating Apprenticeship Week at Audit Wales

We’re excited to be celebrating Apprenticeship Week here at Audit Wales.

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Wrexham County Borough Council Planning Service is hindered ...

Our report found that ongoing delays in adopting key strategic documents have created significant risks for the Council.

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Opportunities are available for Non-Executive Members of the...

The Senedd is looking to appoint two Non-Executive Members to the Wales Audit Office Board, to commence in June 2024 and October 2024.

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Regeneration could be increased significantly with a more sy...

Our report focuses on the many barriers facing councils and their partners, but also highlight opportunities to learn from elsewhere to help overcome the housing emergency through sustainable development of disused sites.

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Congratulations to Dr Kathryn Chamberlain for the award of O...

Audit Wales extends congratulations to the Chair of the Wales Audit Office Board, Dr Kathryn Chamberlain, on being awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year Honours List 2024.

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Defnyddia dy Gymraeg

Defnyddia dy Gymraeg (Use your Welsh) is the Welsh Language Commissioner’s campaign aimed at encouraging the public to use Welsh in their everyday lives and provide an opportunity for organisations of all type to promote their Welsh language services.

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Join Our Team: Your Chance to Lead in Health and Safety at ...

Are you looking for a new challenge? Look no further, our Senior Health, Safety and Facilities Officer role could be right for you.

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We’ve published a report on the progress of the newly formed...

Corporate Joint Committees (CJCs) are new corporate bodies which have some similar powers and duties to councils.

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Serious governance concerns surrounding payments to the form...

The cost of the settlement payment and associated legal and advisory fees approached £750,000.

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Fraud at community council highlights importance of followin...

As electronic banking becomes more commonplace, Community Councils must have sound cyber security processes in place.

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Audit Wales highlights inconsistencies in fire and rescue re...

No Fire and Rescue Authority has a comprehensive approach to quantifying the impact of false fire alarms, despite such calls making up around half of all those received

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We're Hiring! Join Our Team and help Shape the Future

We are looking to recruit an Audit Director (Accounts) to join us at Audit Wales.

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Progress made towards achieving our priorities

We’ve published our Interim Report

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Covering teachers’ absence: follow up 2023

The Auditor General for Wales, Adrian Crompton, has written to the Senedd’s Public Accounts and Public Administration Committee setting out key findings from his follow-up work on covering teachers’ absence.

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