Proving prevention pays is a challenge

Seth Newman talks more about our recent review [opens in new window] of the Welsh Government’s Supporting People Programme (the Programme). He looks at the difficulties in trying to evaluate the Programme and other preventative programmes like it. Supporting People [opens in new window], introduced in 2003, helps a wide range of vulnerable people by…

I’m not a survey

Duncan Mackenzie, Performance Auditor, tells us more about the calls for evidence he and the Local Government Studies team undertook recently to inform their 2018-19 studies and why they are important for our work. In the world of audit, opinions matter. The cliché exists that auditing is just about crunching numbers, but in reality they…