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Could you be our next Graduate Trainee?
Applications for our programme are now open!
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    Audit Wales Apprenticeship Programme is open for applications!
    Then the All Wales Public Sector Finance Apprenticeship Programme might be for you!
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    Auditor General discusses demographic changes and the impact on public services on BBC Wales Live
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    “Not Just the Usual Suspects”: An Interview with Anne Collis
    How we understand and work to foster equality in our workplaces, communities and society at large is vitally important.
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    COVID-19 and Behaviour Change
    The COVID-19 Pandemic has required governments and the wider public to change their behaviour in both significant and small ways.
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    Apprenticeship Week 2022
    We’re excited to be celebrating Apprenticeship Week 2022
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    Financial Sustainability data tool
    Our new data tool, published today, enables users to compare financial data for each council, national park and fire and rescue authority in Wales
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    Are local authorities building community resilience?
    Is your local authority enabling you and your community to do more for yourselves?
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    Long-standing deficiencies identified in Council’s governance and oversight arrangements in respect of a council owned waste company
    Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council’s governance and oversight arrangements in respect of its own waste company, Silent Valley Waste Services Limited were inadequate and ineffective, according to a report issued today by the Auditor General for Wales.  
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    Emergency services in Wales have a long history of working collaboratively, but a step change is needed if they are to make best use of their resources
    Innovative partnership working has helped save money and reduced local response times, but there is more that can be done. 
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    Finance for the Future 2021 Conference – public services in a time of crisis
    On 16 December 2021, the Finance Skills Development Group held their 5th Finance for the Future conference, exploring the theme of Public Services in a Time of Crisis.
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    Process that led to a departure payment to the Chief Executive of Pembrokeshire County Council represented a serious breakdown in governance
    The Council has taken action to improve its governance and decision making though much work is still needed
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    We’re looking for three new directors to join our teams
    Are you passionate about driving change in the public sector?
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    Current arrangements for commissioning older people’s care-home placements are failing to address some long-standing issues
    Specific challenges relate to funding regimes which are overly complex and cause division amongst partners, and an overall system which is difficult to navigate.
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    Equality Impact Assessments
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    Welsh Government’s Warm Homes Programme needs to be greener, clearer and more tightly managed
    Greater clarity needed over the Programme’s purpose, as well as strengthened contract arrangements and better alignment with climate change ambitions.