Saturday 16 December 2017

Curbing the excesses at FAS

THE scandals in FAS, the State training agency, have taken a dramatic new twist with the revelation in this newspaper today of extraordinary practices in several sections of the organisation, including corporate affairs, finance and procurement.

Some will come as no surprise in view of the previous disclosures of lavish foreign travel, accommodation, meals and fringe expenditure. Internal audits have now expanded on these, finding that FAS corporate affairs staff ignored the designated travel agent when they booked expensive flights and hotels.

The auditors also found procurement orders were released although they were in breach of policy, and that payments were split so the FAS board would not have to be informed.

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