The Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) is head of the National Audit Office (NAO) and reports to Parliament on the spending of central government money. The C&AG and the NAO are responsible for auditing the accounts of all government departments and agencies as well as a wide range of other public bodies. The C&AG also reports to Parliament on the economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which these bodies have used public money. Around 60 Value for Money Audits reports are presented to Parliament each year.
This Portal offers suppliers the ability to view contract announcements in real time using BIP Solutions e-notice service. 'Project' allows the NAO's Procurement Team to place EU and non–EU public notices and facilitates the publication of these notices immediately on the Procurement Portal giving suppliers instant access to the contract opportunities (see section on the NAO Buyer Profile).