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  • Two Wales Audit Office trainees scoop prestigious awards
    Dylan Rees and Neall Hollis have both been awarded International Subject Orders of Merit in recognition of their high standards of achievement.
  • Seminar highlights way forward
    The Wales Audit Office played host today to senior leaders and practitioners in the first of a series of shared learning seminars looking at the Fu
  • Good governance and well-managed risk taking
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  • Pensions opt out payments at Pembrokeshire Council ‘unlawful’
    The decision to allow certain senior officers at Pembrokeshire Council to receive payments equivalent to the employers’ pension contributions if th
  • Carmarthenshire Council’s pension and libel payments ‘unlawful’
    Carmarthenshire County Council acted ‘contrary to law’ by making a decision that allows senior officers to opt out of the Local Government Pension
  • Councils: ‘Get a longer term grip on the financial challenges ahead!’
    Councils in Wales have been able to meet the financial challenges so far – despite considerable pressures - but the cracks are beginning to show.
  • Staff at Wales Audit Office work with charities in training exercise
    Following a training exercise involving work with a wide range of charitable bodies, staff at the Wales Audit Office have selected
  • Caerphilly Council ‘Improving’ In Response To Governance Failings
    Corporate governance failings at Caerphilly Council were caused by a combination of weaknesses and, while the authority is improving now, it is too
  • So, what do you really think about Orthopaedic services in Wales?
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  • Launch of Wales Audit Office blog
    Written by staff from across the organisation it gives you information about our activities and studies.
  • Upcoming Future Generations Bill Seminar
    This seminar is run by the Wales Audit Office in collaboration with Wales' Commissioner for Sustainable Futures.
  • Ensuring the Scrutiny Conference legacy
    As part of the Scrutiny Conference legacy the Good Practice Team committed to share the outputs of the conference to ensure its legacy is continued
  • Buildings Management Seminar a Success
    In December and January, the Good Practice Exchange ran seminars in Cardiff and Llanrwst on Buildings Management.
  • Financial accounts of Welsh councils and police bodies
    The quality of local government financial accounts, submitted each year to the Auditor General for Wales, is generally getting better - and all acc
  • Wales Audit Office reviews progress on its approach to equality
    While the first Wales Audit Office progress report concentrated on establishing equality objectives and setting up arrangements for collecting rele