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Value for money studies on local authorities

Ireland.

Value for money studies on local authorities

Studies nos. 11-15 and 17-18

by Ireland.

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Published by Stationery Office .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7777126M
ISBN 100707662737
ISBN 109780707662732
OCLC/WorldCa43340315

The Value for Money (VFM) Unit of the Local Government Audit Service (LGAS) carries out VFM studies and issues reports on local authority operations, with a view to identifying best practice and recommending ways of improving existing procedures, practices and systems. Value for money is a term used in different ways, including as a synonym for cost-effectiveness, and as systematic approach to considering these issues throughout planning and implementation, not only in evaluation. There are four key terms that are used by agencies in defining VfM (Economy, Efficiency, Effectiveness and Equity).

Department of Political and Administrative Studies MP , Mount Pleasant, Zimbabwe Abstract The study examines the Government Auditing in Zimbabwe in particular the performance of the Comptroller and Auditor General. The study argues that the legislative framework has a bearing on the efficiency and effectiveness. This study is aimed aid filling that gap. The purpose of this descriptive study is therefore to document how VFM auditing systems, auditing practices, including performance measurement practices, are used to assess and verify value for money in local government and to enhance the accountability of municipalities and counties.

Get this from a library! Value for money in new-build housing: a study of a sample of local authority and housing association projects. [Great Britain. Department . Beyond Value for Money: Social Procurement for Victorian Local Government Second Edition 4 It is a powerful tool that can improve value for money outcomes by aligning multiple, and often complex, strategic objectives. Through linking and integrating social and economic policy objectives, social.


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In every VFM study, we have to draw a balance between time, cost Value for money studies on local authorities book quality (Figure 2). If we decide that the study is time-critical and the report needs to be published quickly, then we may need to deploy a large study team or use external assistance, to carry out the fi eldwork in the shortest possible Size: KB.

VALUE FOR MONEY Value for Money (VfM) is an essential test against which a procuring entity must justify a procurement outcome. From the user or the targeted public point of view, value for money is the value (output) attached to some defined cost (input).

Value for money File Size: 96KB. Value for money does not need to be about monetising everything and applying cost-benefit or cost-effectiveness analyses.

These are tools which may be relevant to assessing value for money in some cases, but value for money is a much broader concept (Box 1 provides someFile Size: KB. VALUE FOR MONEY AUDIT: AN ACCOUNTABILITY TOOL IN National Institute for Legislative Studies, National Assembly, Abuja, Nigeria [email protected] Abstract As a constitutional requirement, it is the responsibility of public sector organizations at federal, state and local government levels to embrace the concepts of value for money audit File Size: KB.

VALUE FoR MoNEY x Table Local financial appraisal index indicators. Table In-depth interview respondents. Table Municipalities’ performance in broadening sources of income, (per cent).

Table Municipalities’ performance in reducing expenditure,File Size: 2MB. Chapter 1 Introduction. Value for money audit is a major activity of the Audit Department in Hong Kong.

Every year, the Director of Audit publishes twice his reports on the results of the value for money audits the Audit Department conducted on various government Size: KB.

Value-for-Money Analysis—Practices and Challenges traditional procurement models if the advantages of risk transfer combined with private sector incentives, experience and innovation—in improved service delivery or efficiencies over the project life-time—outweigh the increased costs of contracting and financing.

This raises challenges forFile Size: 1MB. This is a total of £ million, which equates to a net present value of £ million at the start of the project. Thus, for each £1 invested, the value of decreased mortality is £ This figure is Cited by: Value for money should be considered as part of the decision-making process for any proposal which involves the use of public resources.

This document provides high-level guidance on the Department's approach to. Guidance Guidance Value for Money (VfM)Value for Money (VfM)Value for Money (VfM) 2 Whenever procurement decisions are made throughout the Procurement Process, there will be a tradeoff between the benefit gained and the cost of the approach relative to File Size: 2MB.

Practical example: value for money. A local authority sets up a new programme to reduce litter dropping. One of its early steps is to agree with stakeholders a set of outcomes for the programme.

The effectiveness of the programme is to be judged on the extent to which it reaches its outcomes in a year. In this case. This study is focused on assessing the performance of the building projects in Local Government Authorities in Tanzania in meeting value for money.

The study intended to address the declined performance of the Local Government Authorities (LGAs) that brings inefficient, ineffective, lack of transparent and accountable to most of their building projects : Happy Simaya, Godwin Maro.

ACHIEVEMENT OF VALUE FOR MONEY IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTHORITIES: A CASE OF KAHAMA TOWN COUNCIL By Semen Kukula Kime A Dissertation Submitted to the School of Business as Partial Fulfillment for the Award of Master of Science in Procurement and supply Chain Management Degree (M Sc PSCM) of Mzumbe University.

Most of the seven areas saved about £6,£10, per family, but Salford saved £18, per family while Staffordshire saved £ 49, per family in the first year of the programme. Those kind of differences, on just one programme, highlight just how difficult it is to compare what councils do with our : Jane Dudman.

Australia’s employment services, – Using performance monitoring and evaluation to improve value for money (PDF, MB) – Wendy Jarvie and Trish Mercer doi; Case study of the role of third-party evaluators in performance-based budgeting reform at the local government level in China (PDF, MB) – Zaozao Zhao doi.

Best Value authorities to consider social value in their functions. It does not replace Local Compacts between local authorities and the voluntary and community sector.

This guidance, taken together with measures such as Community Right to Challenge in the Localism Bill, reduce the barriers that often prevent voluntary organisations. Scope and Limitations of the Study The study focused on value for money auditing and local government service delivery in nine (9) selected local government areas in Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

Three local government areas (LGAs) were selected from each of the three geo-political zones of the state. The selection was. Achieving value for money in local government: Meeting the charter's challenge [Clive Bone] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Framework for completing value for money assessments and communicating value these assessments to decision makers. Published 20 July Department for Transport. Value for money framework. PDF. Considering value for money. A thorough consideration of value for money begins by officials clearly understanding and expressing the goals and purpose of the procurement.

When a business requirement arises, officials should consider whether a procurement will deliver the best value for money. It is important to take into consideration. The study focused on ways by which the required value for money can be achieved in a project, these includes detailed risk analysis and appropriate risk allocation, drive for faster project Missing: local authorities.This study sought to identify the causes of poor service delivery and the strategies to improve service delivery in local authorities using the case of Kajiado Local Authority.Value for Money: Budget and financial management reform in the People's Republic of China, Taiwan and Australia ANDREW PODGER.

TSAI-TSU SU. JOHN WANNA. HON S. CHAN 14 Case study of the role of third-party evaluators in performance-based budgeting reform at the local government .