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The Auditor General is the statutory external auditor of most of the Welsh public sector.
Our key strength is our wide range of skills and knowledge that has arisen from our position as the the statutory external auditor
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This section sets out how you may request information from us and provides some direct links to information of wider public interest.
Governance and oversight at Audit Wales
Our accounts are audited by an independent firm appointed by the Welsh Parliament.
Our Executive Leadership Team is responsible for directing the organisation
The Auditor General is responsible for auditing most of the public money spent in Wales.
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Audit Services has a reach of over 800 public bodies across Wales covering financial and performance audit
Our programme of shared learning events focusses on topics that are common across public services
Having a strategic, dynamic and high quality audit programme is a key focus of our strategy
The NFI matches data across organisations and systems to help public bodies identify fraud and overpayments.
We work with others from across the Welsh public sector and beyond
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Access our data tools and useful data sources
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Our events bring together individuals from across the Welsh public sector
Access all the resources from our shared learning events
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We are committed to demonstrating openness and transparency in the way we operate our business and how we communicate with the public.
Our commitment to high audit quality underpins all our work and decision making. We have developed audit methodologies to comply with International Standards that are considered to be best professional practice.
Our audit quality arrangements accord with the Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC’s) International Standard on Quality Management 1 (effective 15 December 2022).
We have established policies and procedures to achieve and continuously monitor audit quality. The 2023 Audit Quality Report sets out:
Our Pay Policy [opens in new window] covers all our employees.
Details of the remuneration of our most senior managers is available in the remuneration report within the Annual Report and Accounts.
The disclosure log is our public record of information requests we've received and responded to. View our disclosure log here [opens in new window].
View details of claimed hospitality and expenses [opens in new window]
The Information Policy sets out our general approach to achieving compliance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and related legislation, as well as achieving openness generally.
Read our Information Policy here [opens in new window]
Each year we run a survey to ask our staff about what it’s like to work here, to help make sure we keep our finger on the pulse of the employee experience.
Find out more about our People Survey here [opens in new window]
We have adopted the Model Publication Scheme prepared and approved by the Information Commissioner. Read our publication scheme here [opens in new window]
Also see: Fee scales and fee setting