Young offenders prison

MoJ to privatise probation services

19 December 2014

Offender management and rehabilitation services will be spun out from government in 2015

Doctor

A fifth of doctors who die while under investigation have committed suicide

19 December 2014

Twenty-one percent of doctors who die while undergoing “fitness to practise” investigations have taken their own lives, a report has revealed

Matt Ross

Editorial: Farewell from Matt Ross

17 December 2014

Since 2008, the civil service has seen huge change. Now it’s time for me to follow its lead

Dave Penman

Opinion: Dave Penman, FDA

17 December 2014

Why are select committees so rude? Yes, they must challenge witnesses – but there’s no need to be disrespectful

A picture of Lord Hennessy and Baroness Manningham-Buller

Lord Hennessy meets...Baroness Manningham-Buller

8 December 2014

Peter Hennessy interviews former MI5 chief Eliza Manningham-Buller about the three decades she spent tackling the Soviet threat, the IRA and Islamist terrorism

A picture of Lord Hennessy and Baroness Manningham-Buller

Lord Hennessy meets...Baroness Manningham-Buller

8 December 2014

Peter Hennessy interviews former MI5 chief Eliza Manningham-Buller about the three decades she spent tackling the Soviet threat, the IRA and Islamist terrorism

Union split

Disunion in the unions

18 December 2014

Facing the coalition, the civil service’s labour movement is split between outright opposition and constructive engagement. Matt Ross examines the tensions between – and within – Whitehall’s...

Round table: Future of Health

Taking the pulse of Big Data

15 December 2014

A recent CSW round table examined the potential of Big Data to improve outcomes and cut costs in our healthcare system. Colin Marrs reports. Photos by Paul Heartfield

Round table: Big data, small cost

Round table: Big data, small costs

10 December 2014

Data held and harvested by government can be used to take chunks out of departments’ operating costs, Stuart Watson learned at a CSW round table. Pic: Paul Heartfield