Uncertain route back to work after refused sickness benefit
The number of people who are refused sickness benefit has increased in recent years. Most return to their previous job, but often only part-time and many are again on sick leave after 9-15 months. The Swedish National Audit Office is now calling for measures to facilitate return to work.
No evidence that the local income equalisation system hampers municipal growth
The purpose of the local income equalisation system is to increase the abilities of the municipalities to provide equivalent services. There is a long-standing concern that the system hampers the growth ambitions of municipalities. The Swedish National Audit Office’s audit shows that there is no empirical evidence for this.
Tanzania is awarded the Prize for the best Performance Audit report
The National Audit Office of Tanzania has today been awarded the prize for the best performance audit report in the AFROSAI-E region, the African Organization of English-speaking Supreme Audit Institutions.
Return activities: weak governance, conflicting objectives and lack of coordination
The Swedish National Audit Office has audited the work of the State to get people who are not allowed to stay in Sweden to leave the country – voluntarily or through the use of coercive measures. The audit shows that it is not effective. The Government should therefore review the governance of these activities and the distribution of tasks between different government agencies.