Organisational change at Natural Resources Wales

Public service re-organisation is never far from conversation in Wales, particularly given the future mergers proposed for local government. One public body that has already dealt with a significant amount of change is Natural Resources Wales (NRW). The Welsh Government created NRW on 1 April 2013, replacing three legacy bodies – the Countryside Council for…

From New Zealand to Wales – Reflections on working for wellbeing

Ann Webster, Assistant Auditor-General, Research and Development, visited the Wales Audit Office during a recent holiday to share thoughts and ideas on integrated reporting. As we pulled up to the railway station, the taxi driver asked me what I had thought of Cardiff.  “Loved it,” I answered without hesitation. Visiting Wales, for a New Zealander,…