The new technique helps local authorities achieve service improvements by analysing their policy implementation processes.
The Read award is presented annually for the most notable contribution to external audit in local government and the NHS.
The award winning entry called Policy In Practice examines processes by which top-level decisions are converted into action.
David Prince of District Audit, said: ‘Once again District Audit has been able to show that it is at the forefront of innovative new practice.’
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season
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