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Rules to prevent manure pollution are the cause of the problem rather than the solution

Changes in laws and regulations have not helped reduce manure pollution. On the contrary, the accumulation of rules seems to be ...

News item | 20-06-2019 | 16:30

Citizens and businesses not yet at centre of basic registers

Citizens and businesses find it too complicated to correct errors in the government’s basic registers. They still cannot report ...

News item | 18-06-2019 | 16:00

Households with children suffer from benefit debt more frequently and for longer

Households with children and households with an annual income of between approximately €20,000 and €71,000 (i.e. between the ...

News item | 13-06-2019 | 15:30

Audits on public money can be improved by the use of data and algorithms

Is the accountant a candidate for inclusion in the extinct species room? Or does the fast increase of use of datasets and ...

News item | 13-06-2019 | 00:00

Tax and Customs Administration books good results using risk models to check returns

Data-driven selection of high risk tax returns benefits the public purse The Tax and Customs Administration has successfully ...

News item | 11-06-2019 | 17:00

Dutch government can do more to reduce the use of plastic

Apart from promoting the recycling of plastic packaging, the Dutch government also needs to make plans to reduce the production ...

News item | 15-05-2019 | 11:34

Billions placed in revolving funds but little accountability

The Dutch government is increasingly using revolving funds to achieve social goals, for example to encourage domestic energy ...

News item | 16-04-2019 | 17:30

Cyber security of critical water structures not watertight

There is scope for further improving the way in which tunnels, bridges, locks and dams are protected from cyber threats. Although ...

News item | 28-03-2019 | 10:00

Falling student numbers forcing MBO sector to reconsider real estate

Falling student numbers in the secondary vocational education (MBO) sector will exert pressure on college budgets and raise ...

News item | 25-03-2019 | 12:00

Annual Report 2018: Sticking to the facts

2018 was the year in which the Netherlands Court of Audit strengthened its staff establishment again following the reorganisation ...

News item | 21-03-2019 | 10:00