Unleashing the potential of the Wales Audit Office

Eight months into his role as Auditor General for Wales, Adrian Crompton sets out a fresh ambition for the Wales Audit Office – to unleash its full potential as a catalyst for improvement in the public sector in Wales. When I took up the post of Auditor General, I spent my first few months travelling…

Trust in audit and unleash its potential

With corporate audit grabbing the headlines for the wrong reasons Adrian Crompton, the Auditor General for Wales, provides his perspective on the state of public sector audit in Wales. Corporate failures and accounting scandals seem to have been hitting the financial pages with ever greater frequency in recent years. You can hardly open a newspaper…

The front door to adult social care

Prevention in practice?  Friday 30 November saw groups and organisations across the UK come together to celebrate Carers’ Rights Day. And despite the grey, autumnal day outside, the mood in Cardiff Council’s County Hall – where I was invited to attend the Council’s Carers Staff Network event – was anything but gloomy. Carers’ Rights Day…