Radical action is needed to tackle delays in discharging older patients from hospital and stop the costs adding further strain to the financial sustainability of both the NHS and local government, the auditor general said today.
ONS revises 2015-16 borrowing up to £76bn - Public sector borrowing in the 2015-16 financial year has been revised upwards by £2bn and now stands at £76.0bn, according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.
How to prevent, identify and combat grant fraud - Any grant-awarding body can be subject to fraud, which may damage service delivery and public trust. Putting safeguards in place can help to protect against this
Infrastructure pipeline: something to build on - Hundreds of infrastructure projects are in the pipeline for the next five years. However, some have become mired in delays, and more are needed beyond 2021 to inspire industry confidence
Brexit would likely see austerity extended for at least a year longer and public sector debt reach a level significantly higher than planned by the end of this parliament, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has warned.
ICAS status to be opened up to CIPFA members - CIPFA and ICAS have extended their partnership with a new initiative that will enable CIPFA members to gain ICAS status to help them further their careers in both public and private sectors.
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