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The Local
Swedish information security 'not good enough'agencies is so inadequate that it requires government intervention, according t
Swedish information security 'not good enough'
The Local / Posted 19 hours ago
agencies is so inadequate that it requires government intervention, according to a national auditor. The Swedish National Audit office (Riksrevisionen) examined how nine government agencies conduct their work in relation to information... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Has £300m of government funding gone to the wrong councils?struggling counties – especially in the Midlands and the North. Now sources ha
Has £300m of government funding gone to the wrong councils?
Nottingham Post / Posted 20 hours ago
struggling counties – especially in the Midlands and the North. Now sources have told the Municipal Journal that the National Audit Office is planning to send in officials to investigate the scheme. The Post contacted the National Audit... Read more
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chroniclelive
North East gets less cash in devolution plan than rest of UK says MPpeople and will get £15 million a year - which comes to £23 per person. The fi
North East gets less cash in devolution plan than rest of UK says MP
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
people and will get £15 million a year - which comes to £23 per person. The figures have been published in a report by the National Audit Office, the official spending watchdog. Funding for the Sheffield City Region authority, which has signed a... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Shock figures reveal Oxfordshire worst in the country for bedblockingthat we have not reduced the numbers of patients who remain delayed in our hosp
Shock figures reveal Oxfordshire worst in the country for bedblocking
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
that we have not reduced the numbers of patients who remain delayed in our hospitals by as much as we hoped." The National Audit Office (NAO) released a new report into discharging older patients, which revealed bedblocking is costing the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Patients stranded in hospital beds for more than 50,000 days due to bedblocking crisisthat we have not reduced the numbers of patients who remain delayed in our hosp
Patients stranded in hospital beds for more than 50,000 days due to bedblocking crisis
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
that we have not reduced the numbers of patients who remain delayed in our hospitals by as much as we hoped." The National Audit Office (NAO) released a new report into discharging older patients, which revealed bedblocking is costing the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tories quietly move jobs from Sheffield to London and suggest workers 'commute'bounced into a decision that runs counter to Government policy and will cost th
Tories quietly move jobs from Sheffield to London and suggest workers 'commute'
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
bounced into a decision that runs counter to Government policy and will cost the taxpayer. "I am confident that when the National Audit Office publish their report into this there will be some red faces. This is a shocking indictment of the... Read more
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Contractor UK
HMRC customer service has collapsed - reportcall waiting times and payment calculation errors for 3million people. Unveili
HMRC customer service has collapsed - report
Contractor UK / Posted 2 days ago
call waiting times and payment calculation errors for 3million people. Unveiling these findings in a scathing report, the National Audit Office said the collapse was due to HM Revenue & Customs getting the timing of its staff reductions “badly... Read more
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The Register
BBC post-Savile culture change means staff can 'speak truth to power'is a really important big cultural change we are trying to bring about." The c
BBC post-Savile culture change means staff can 'speak truth to power'
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
is a really important big cultural change we are trying to bring about." The committee was grilling Beeb execs following a National Audit Office report examining the effectiveness of the BBC's arrangements for overseeing critical projects,... Read more
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The Local
Swedish information security 'not good enough'agencies is so inadequate that it requires government intervention, according t
Swedish information security 'not good enough'
The Local / Posted 2 days ago
agencies is so inadequate that it requires government intervention, according to a national auditor. The Swedish National Audit office (Riksrevisionen) examined how nine government agencies conduct their work in relation to information... Read more
73 related stories
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birminghammail
Hospitals waste £1.2 million a month on patients that don't need treatmentbeing forced to spend £1.2 million a month providing a bed for patients who don
Hospitals waste £1.2 million a month on patients that don't need treatment
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
being forced to spend £1.2 million a month providing a bed for patients who don’t need to be there. And a report from the National Audit Office, the official financial watchdog, has urged the Government to act because the problem is getting... Read more
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Harrow Times
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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This is West Country
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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Gazette News
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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Bolton News
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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Northern Echo
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportof rising delays against the challenge of the growing number of older people in
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
of rising delays against the challenge of the growing number of older people in the population. Amyas Morse, head of the National Audit Office, said: " The number of delayed transfers has been increasing at an alarming rate but does not capture... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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Oxford Mail
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
Streatham Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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Bury Times
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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Gazette
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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guardian-series
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO reportfit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospi
NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
fit to leave but care h as not yet been organised to help them outside of hospital , according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Older people are cared for in hospital by the NHS, but once discharged some may need short or... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Bed-blocking costs the NHS £820million a year, damning report revealsThe figure has leapt by 31% in just two years, from 870,000 days in 2013. And
Bed-blocking costs the NHS £820million a year, damning report reveals
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
The figure has leapt by 31% in just two years, from 870,000 days in 2013. And Government spending watchdog National Audit Office says the true figure could be nearly three times higher, with more than 2.7 million bed days lost yearly. It warns:... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
NAO warns of 'alarming' rise in bedblockingfrom an emergency admission has increased by 9 per cent from 17.8 million to 19
NAO warns of 'alarming' rise in bedblocking
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
from an emergency admission has increased by 9 per cent from 17.8 million to 19.4 million days. Amyas Morse, head of the National Audit Office, said: “The number of delayed transfers has been increasing at an alarming rate but does not capture... Read more
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The Register
HMRC sacked too many staff before digital changes took effecta shift to digital materialised – something that should act as a cautionary tal
HMRC sacked too many staff before digital changes took effect
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
a shift to digital materialised – something that should act as a cautionary tale for its current "digitisation" plans, the National Audit Office has warned. Between 2010/11 and 2014/15, HMRC cut staff in its personal tax department from 26,000 to... Read more
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express
Are you one of the tax-payers owed MILLIONS thanks to utterly shambolic HMRC cock-ups?over 5,000 call centre workers may have resulted in over three million taxpayer
Are you one of the tax-payers owed MILLIONS thanks to utterly shambolic HMRC cock-ups?
express / Posted 3 days ago
over 5,000 call centre workers may have resulted in over three million taxpayers being left out of pocket, according to the National Audit Office (NAO). Due to the move online, phone calls to the taxman now require a huge wait - with an incredible... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
HMRC service ‘collapse’ cost taxpayers £97mThe National Audit Office has found the “collapse” in service at HM Revenue & C
HMRC service ‘collapse’ cost taxpayers £97m
Money Marketing Online / Posted 3 days ago
The National Audit Office has found the “collapse” in service at HM Revenue & Customs over the last two years has cost taxpayers £97m in excessive call waiting times. Based on HMRC’s criteria, the NAO valued taxpayers’ time at an average of £17 an... Read more
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The North West Star
Queensland fury at unpaid flood disaster fundspayments were delayed while an audit checked Queensland's funding claims. "Thi
Queensland fury at unpaid flood disaster funds
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
payments were delayed while an audit checked Queensland's funding claims. "This is because an ANAO (Australian National Audit Office) audit report found that the department has placed too much reliance on state audit/assurance... Read more
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International Business Times
Poor HMRC service has cost taxpayers £97m, the National Audit Office reveals service from the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) between "2014-15 and the first s
Poor HMRC service has cost taxpayers £97m, the National Audit Office reveals
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
service from the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) between "2014-15 and the first seven months of 2015-16", a study by the National Audit Office (NAO) said. The independent parliamentary body responsible for auditing government organisations added... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Dairy support package details revealedin the past. Farmers have criticised previous programs for being overly-compli
Dairy support package details revealed
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
in the past. Farmers have criticised previous programs for being overly-complicated and hard to access, and a recent National Audit Office report found that loans delivered by both Labor and the Coalition had been poorly designed and badly... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cutsprovided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" am
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cuts
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
provided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" amid staff cuts, a report has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) said HMRC got its timing badly wrong when rolling out its digital strategy, which involves moving... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cutsprovided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" am
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cuts
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
provided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" amid staff cuts, a report has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) said HMRC got its timing badly wrong when rolling out its digital strategy, which involves moving... Read more
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BBC News
Hanging on line to HMRC cost taxpayers £97m, NAO findswhile calling HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) lost the equivalent of £97m last ye
Hanging on line to HMRC cost taxpayers £97m, NAO finds
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
while calling HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) lost the equivalent of £97m last year, a spending watchdog has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) said the quality of service at HMRC "collapsed" over an 18-month period between 2014 and... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cutsprovided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" am
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cuts
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
provided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" amid staff cuts, a report has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) said HMRC got its timing badly wrong when rolling out its digital strategy, which involves moving... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cutsprovided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" am
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cuts
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
provided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" amid staff cuts, a report has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) said HMRC got its timing badly wrong when rolling out its digital strategy, which involves moving... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cutsprovided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" am
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cuts
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
provided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" amid staff cuts, a report has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) said HMRC got its timing badly wrong when rolling out its digital strategy, which involves moving... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cutsprovided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" am
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cuts
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
provided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" amid staff cuts, a report has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) said HMRC got its timing badly wrong when rolling out its digital strategy, which involves moving... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cutsprovided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" am
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cuts
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
provided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" amid staff cuts, a report has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) said HMRC got its timing badly wrong when rolling out its digital strategy, which involves moving... Read more
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Oxford Mail
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cutsprovided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" am
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cuts
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
provided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" amid staff cuts, a report has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) said HMRC got its timing badly wrong when rolling out its digital strategy, which involves moving... Read more
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Bury Times
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cutsprovided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" am
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cuts
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
provided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" amid staff cuts, a report has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) said HMRC got its timing badly wrong when rolling out its digital strategy, which involves moving... Read more
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Gazette
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cutsprovided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" am
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cuts
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
provided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" amid staff cuts, a report has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) said HMRC got its timing badly wrong when rolling out its digital strategy, which involves moving... Read more
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guardian-series
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cutsprovided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" am
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cuts
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
provided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" amid staff cuts, a report has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) said HMRC got its timing badly wrong when rolling out its digital strategy, which involves moving... Read more
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This is West Country
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cutsprovided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" am
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cuts
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
provided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" amid staff cuts, a report has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) said HMRC got its timing badly wrong when rolling out its digital strategy, which involves moving... Read more
21 related stories
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Gazette News
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cutsprovided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" am
HMRC service quality 'collapsed' after 'badly wrong' timing of staff cuts
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
provided by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for personal taxpayers "collapsed" amid staff cuts, a report has found. The National Audit Office (NAO) said HMRC got its timing badly wrong when rolling out its digital strategy, which involves moving... Read more
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