Terminological inexactitudes: handy translations of Whitehall jargon (Vol. 23)
Civil Service World's regular guide to the very best in Whitehallese
Forgot to do a minister’s case or “treat official”? Quick! Draft a letter explaining how complex the issue is and that you’re consulting colleagues. Gives you another month not to do it in.
Happy To Discuss
There’s a whole lot more here than meets the eye and that I haven’t told you. Should ring alarm bells.
Lesser. As in a “fairer” pension scheme.
We are where we are
You’ve completely messed this up and I’m furious with you. But we have to keep working together so let’s draw a veil over it and move on. But I won’t forget it. And I’ll get my revenge.
A state of grace in the run up to an election. Any amount of laziness, delay or cock-up can be excused by saying “it’s all rather tricky during purdah”.
Conservative minority government’s Westminster woes will extend beyond the division lobbies,...
PCS union calls for end to “cruel and unnecessary” policy
Move “treating public servants with contempt”, says Whitehall's biggest union
Overall increase in Whitehall headcount obscures steep decline in the health ministry
BT takes a look at the shifting nature of cyber threats, and how organisations can detect and...
Microsoft shows a few of the ways that governments can turn data into insight
With the ‘low-hanging fruit’ exhausted, the public sector must approach new government saving...
TCS is keen to contribute to the topic of successful partnerships between the public and private...