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Follow-up audit Implementation of key recommendations - Unemployment Insurance Compensation Fund

The Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) conducted a follow-up audit of the implementation of key recommendations at the Unemployment Insurance (ALV) Compensation Office, which is part of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). The recommendations were made in two SFAO audits published in 2015 and 2017 on labour market measures. These include unemployment insurance benefits of around CHF 600 million per year. The first of these audits concerned the temporary employment programmes and occupational traineeships at the Unemployment Insurance Compensation Office, the second the monitoring of the labour market measures.

Audit number: 20001

Audit Implementation of the recommendations – Processing and checking of invoices for OASI and DI individual benefits - Central Compensation Office and Federal Social Insurance Office

The Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) followed up on the recommendations it made in its report on the processing and checking of invoices for individual benefits for old-age and survivors' insurance (OASI) and disability insurance (DI). These invoices cover medical measures, vocational education, assistive devices and transport costs. They represent a financial volume of around CHF 2.4 billion a year. The Federal Social Insurance Office (FSIO) defines the general principles and exercises a supervisory function. The DI offices and the Central Compensation Office (CCO) share the implementation tasks, i.e. the processing and checking of invoices.

Audit number: 20267

Audit Opportunity and risk management - Substitute Occupational Benefit Institution

The Substitute Occupational Benefit Institution (hereafter: the Institution) is a national pension institution. It was set up by the employers' and employees' top-level organisations and is managed jointly. It acts as a support mechanism and safety net for the 2nd pillar. As at the end of 2020, its total assets amounted to CHF 19.6 billion.

Audit number: 20265