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Use of external consultants by Northern Ireland departments

Northern Ireland Audit Office

Use of external consultants by Northern Ireland departments

follow-up report

by Northern Ireland Audit Office

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Published by Northern Ireland Audit Office in Belfast .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland Executive,
  • Appropriations and expenditures,
  • Government consultants,
  • Northern Ireland

  • Edition Notes

    Statementreport by the comptroller and Auditor General for Northern Ireland
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN329.C7 N67 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58 p. ;
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25088985M
    ISBN 109780337097317
    LC Control Number2011431357

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Use of external consultants by Northern Ireland departments by Northern Ireland Audit Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

2 Use of External Consultants by Northern Ireland Departments: Follow-up Report Introduction 1. Northern Ireland Government departments purchase professional services from a wide range of organisations in areas such as management consultancy, financial services and information services.

These can be sub-divided into two broad categories. In Junethe Northern Ireland Audit Office published a report that examined the use of external consultants. At that time we found that departments Use of external consultants by Northern Ireland departments book failing to comply fully with DFP guidance and that there was considerable scope to improve their procurement and management of external consultancy services.

1. Northern Ireland Government departments purchase professional services from a wide range of organisations in areas such as management consultancy, financial services and information technology. Aggregate spending on external consultants is significant. The Use of External Consultants by NI Departments Follow-up Report (PDF KB) Contact Information.

Northern Ireland Audit Office University Street Belfast BT7 1EU. T: () F: () or () E. The Northern Ireland Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee reported on the use of consultancy in February and published a follow-up report on the use of consultants in April It published a set of recommendations regarding the use of, and monitoring arrangements for, consultants.

timely and consistent expenditure data on the use of external consultants, especially for NDPBs and other bodies at arm’s length from departments.

This is an issue which needs to be considered. In response to a previous Committee recommendation, DFP has introduced an annual Compliance Report on the use of external consultants. Use of Consultants by Northern Ireland Government Departments (PDF KB) A report published today by John Dowdall CB, the Comptroller and Auditor General for Northern Ireland, concluded that there is considerable scope for Government departments to improve their procurement and management of consultancy services.

Northern Ireland Government departments use consultants to pr ovide a range of advisory and support services.

Consultants can play an important role in investigating problems, providing analysis and advice or assisting with the development of new systems, new structures or new capabilities within departments. Inquiry into Use of External Consultants by Northern Ireland Departments: Follow-up Report.

The Chairperson: Today we are addressing matters raised by the Audit Office report, 'Use of External Consultants by Northern Ireland Departments: Follow-up Report'. Does any member wish to. External consultancy business cases and PPEs.

Before deciding to engage external consultants, departments must be sure that the benefits of doing so will outweigh the cost and that all in-house alternatives have been fully explored and documented.

A full, but proportionate, business case confirming this should be completed for all external consultancy contracts expected to cost in total. This support relies heavily on their international networks and pro-active trade departments attached to their Foreign Embassies.

In Ireland, we lack that engagement in key sectors. For example, we have no representative on a selected list of 60 organisations for the EC External Aid Framework on Agriculture and Rural Development. It raised questions about the entire system of government - including the role of the civil service, the use of external consultants in formulating policy and the relationship between ministers.

Horse Sport Ireland. EXTERNAL SITE. Housing Agency. EXTERNAL SITE. Housing Finance Agency. EXTERNAL SITE. IDA Ireland. EXTERNAL SITE. Inland Fisheries Ireland. EXTERNAL SITE. Insolvency Service Ireland.

EXTERNAL SITE. Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dun Laoghaire. EXTERNAL SITE. Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) EXTERNAL SITE. The Executive OfficeDepartment of Agriculture, Environment & Rural AffairsDepartment for CommunitiesDepartment of EducationDepartment for the.

External consultants are seen as independent players, contrary to internal advisors who literally depend on their own organisation.

This could possibly lead to a trust issue between advisor and client, which is also essentially the employer.

Research has shown that clients have more confidence in external consultants than internal consultants. A senior A&E consultant says that hospitals in Northern Ireland are operating with roughly half the required number of emergency consultants. Find Management Consulting near Northern Ireland on Yell.

Get reviews, contact details, directions and opening hours. Search for Management Consulting near you, or submit your own review. The EAT said that, in this case, it was OK for small employers to rely on the recommendations of external consultants that they ask to deal with such matters for them.

Another recent EAT case (Kisoka v Ratnpinyotip (t/a Rydevale Day Nursery) ), also said that employers may not have to follow the decision of an external consultant. A list of Northern Ireland government departments, their agencies and their ministers and related organisations.

The devolved government of Northern Ireland (the Northern Ireland Executive) is responsible for most public services in the region but some services are also provided by the United Kingdom Government and cross-border bodies under the North/South Ministerial Council.

The s again saw a trend toward internal consulting departments resulting in a golden age within the internal consulting industry, and, in the years following the financial crisis, organisational austerity particularly on external consultants, drove growth within internal departments.

Departments spent €38m on external consultants since Figures show reports paid for, with highest number in Department of Education Sun, Jan 7,Updated: Mon, Jan 8,This was issued under FD (DFP) 20/09 and supersedes the NI Practical Guide to the Green Book. The most recent guidance for consultancy projects (ie when engaging consultants) can be accessed on the Department of Finance (DoF) website via the following link: Use of professional services including consultants; Templates.The Public Health Agency (PHA) was established in April as part of the reforms to Health and Social Care (HSC) in Northern Ireland.

We are the major regional organisation for health protection and health and social wellbeing improvement.