Richard Murphy

It's time to tackle tax evasion says Richard Murphy

31 October 2014

Tax evasion is the biggest cause of the UK tax gap, not big-business tax avoidance, and it needs to be tackled, director of Tax Research UK Richard Murphy said yesterday at a conference on...

David Cameron

PM congratulates Green Investment Bank on success on 2nd Anniversary

31 October 2014

The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) has been “instrumental” in making Britain “one of the best places for green investment anywhere in the world”, prime minister David Cameron said today.

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Build your organisation: Anthony Fitzsimmons

28 October 2014

Poor delivery explains some risk management failures, but there’s a bigger problem: the model has a fatal blind spot

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Build your skills: Andre Spicer

28 October 2014

It's easier to sidestep 'wicked problems' than to fix them - but stepping sidewalks brings us no closer to our goals

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Interview: Sally Collier

30 October 2014

Sally Collier, CEO of the Crown Commercial Service, says common sense is the new gospel in the civil service’s commercial operations. CSW learns about the reformation in government...

Nick Clegg MP

Interview: Nick Clegg

22 October 2014

As the election looms, CSW puts six questions to deputy prime minister and Liberal Democrat party leader Nick Clegg

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Lord Hennessy meets... Lord Richards

1 October 2014

Journalist and historian Peter Hennessy meets former chief of the defence staff General Sir David Richards to discuss Whitehall’s internal wars, and the need for truly strategic thinking in...

Chris Smith

Chris Smith on chairing the Environment Agency during the floods

31 October 2014

As chairman of the Environment Agency, Chris Smith had even more reason than most Brits to curse the weather last winter.

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Lunch with... John Hirst

29 October 2014

After seven years running the Met Office, John Hirst is returning to the business world. CSW gets his views on leading civil servants, working with politicians, and being in charge of the weather...

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Feature: a constitutional balancing act

27 October 2014

Having promised Scotland new powers in a panicky bid to secure a ‘no’ vote in the referendum, the three main parties now have to deliver on their vow – and throw England a bone too. CSW examines...