Sixth annual benchmarking report
The Treasury has released its sixth report on the cost, efficiency and effectiveness of administrative and support (A&S) services across 26 public sector agencies, including the Ministry of Health.
The annual Better Administrative Support Services (BASS) report covers five functions: Human Resources, Finance, Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Procurement, and Corporate and Executive Services. Findings are based on the year ended 30 June 2015 and two preceding years:
The 2014/15 BASS results for the Ministry has shown further improved its Administrative and Support services cost efficiency, with A&S function cost as a percentage of total organisational running costs dropping from 2.46% in 2013/14 to 2.26% in 2014/15.