(From Accountancy Age)
Weak financial controls, poor risk management and inefficient project management were at the root of the 20-month delay and GBP220m overspend blighting the new Scottish parliament building, writes Damian Wild.
In a damning report on the Holyrood project published on Tuesday, Scottish auditor general Bob Black said there were a number of significant management failures, despite the unusual complexity and high-quality workmanship of the GBP431m project.
Black said the Holyrood project had lacked a single point of leadership and control where decisions could be taken about how to balance time, cost and quality. The …