The work to protect consumers in the financial area is better today than in 2006 when the area was last audited by the Swedish National Audit Office (Swedish NAO). Nevertheless, consumers are still experiencing problems. The Swedish NAO is now recommending a number of measures to improve central government supervision.
Many government agencies have obsolescent, business-critical IT systems. The audit conducted by the Swedish National Audit Office also shows that neither the government agencies nor the Government are working efficiently to solve the problems caused by obsolescent systems.
Women with mild or moderate mental ill health diagnoses are sicklisted 30 per cent more than men, despite being assessed as having the same level of disability and activity restriction. The Swedish National Audit Office’s audit shows that the sickness insurance system appears to be unable to achieve a consistent assessment of women and men.
An audit done by the Swedish National Audit Office shows there is no evidence that cramped living conditions increase the risk of ill health and poor performance at school, at least, not when the Swedish standard for overcrowded accommodation is used.