An efficiency drive meant to save The Department for Transport £57m actually
cost it £81m, according to an NAO report.
The new computer system, which cost £120m was insufficiently tested.
‘Decisions to save money on system testing proved to be a false economy,’ the
Public Accounts Committee chairman Edward Leigh likened the problems to
sitcom Yes Minister: ‘ [The DFT] has managed to implement an efficiency drive
that would have been familiar to Sir Humphrey Appleby.’
Colin responds to the call for 'Darwinism' in accountancy
"The whole idea of HMRC officials supplying confidential information about individuals to the media on a non-attributable basis is, or should be, a matter of serious concern," say Supreme Court judges
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased costs