The NAO uses examples of high-quality Annual Reports and Accounts (ARAC), from across the whole of the public sector, that equip stakeholders with trusted information which they can use to hold organisations to account. National Audit Office Good practice in annual reporting 2021
Mel Zuydam, Group Chief Financial Officer at the NDA, said:
We are delivering a large and complex mission, and our Annual Report and Accounts is one of a number of key documents that help inform our stakeholders on our activities during the year, and on how we have allocated our resources to deliver our outcomes and manage our risks.
The areas of good practice that have been cited by the NAO underpin how we allocate and use a complex mix of income and funding against our capital and operating expenditure to deliver our mission to clean up 17 of the UK’s oldest nuclear sites.
The ‘Mission Progress’ section of the NDA’s 2019-20 Annual Report and Accountswas used by the NAO to highlight a good example of detailed analysis set out in accessible table, describing it as “a good representation of a complex area”.
The ARAC is an important document for the NDA and a vital tool in telling the story of progress across the NDA group, which will continue to develop and improve as we deliver our mission.