The Swedish Public Employment Service (PES) is to bring together jobseekers and employers. The Swedish NAO’s audit shows that the matching activities carried out by PES have never been systematically evaluated and rests on a weak knowledge base. This increases the risk of jobseekers not receiving equivalent support.
Since 2016, the State has invested more than five billion kronor in grants to municipalities to increase housing construction. The Swedish National Audit Office’s audit shows that the support has been ineffective and should have been designed differently.
Despite being prioritised by the Government and Sida, collaboration between humanitarian aid and long-term development cooperation has not been given sufficient prerequisites to succeed. This limits the possibilities for effective use of Swedish aid resources, according to the Swedish National Audit Office.
To counteract unfair gender pay differences, all employers must carry out equal pay surveys. A Swedish National Audit Office audit shows that the legislative requirements can only affect pay differences to a minor extent, particularly among small employers.