Final Accounts auditing from home

About the Author Lucy Herman is a Senior Auditor in West Wales and has been with the organisation close to  10 years gaining a wide range of experiences working across a range of Public Sector financial audits. Lucy is a Chartered Accountant and Member of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales gaining her qualification through…

Part 2: The impact of Coronavirus on people sleeping rough – is this an opportunity to end street homelessness?

About the author Nick Selwyn is a Local Government Manager at Audit Wales, with responsibilities for our programme of all-Wales local government studies and our work with Fire and Rescue and National Park authorities. Prior to joining Audit Wales 15 years ago he worked for several local authorities in housing and social care and is…

Local council democracy – coming out of lockdown

Emergency governance arrangements were quickly put in place to respond to the pandemic Given the unprecedented situation and the speed with which the pandemic took hold in March, it was inevitable that emergency governance arrangements would be needed. Whilst even before lockdown, legislation was in place that allowed councillors to take part in any council…

Mental health during COVID-19

We are looking at practice across public sectors, to see how organisations are responding to the impact of COVID-19 and how they are working differently to provide services. Our work has highlighted some areas relating to supporting people with mental health needs, which we thought would be good to share, so we will be tweeting…