Public officials should be free to try new approaches without fear of being “hauled in front of ministers, the Public Accounts Committee or being investigated by the National Audit Office”, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) says in a report published today.
The government has announced that the G-Cloud 6 tender will be published next week.
HM Revenue and Customs will gain greater ability to clamp down on tax evaders following the signing of an international agreement on tax evasion at the Global Forum in Berlin today.
John Manzoni, the new CEO of the civil service, has waived his £100,000 salary from his second job with a major drinks company, after the Cabinet Office said he could continue in the role “in his own time and on an unpaid basis”.
Peter Lauener has today been announced as the new permanent chief executive of the Skills Funding Agency (SFA).
Chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander yesterday confirmed government proposals to regulate redundancy payouts for highly paid administrators in the public sector.
Public sector leaders should rely less on targets and more on the insight of frontline staff to increase productivity, according to Rt Hon Peter Lilley MP.
The government has delayed publication of the tender for the next iteration of the G-Cloud framework until next month.
The public sector will have to work smarter and redesign key services to tackle the deficit and start reducing debt by 2018, according to Deloitte’s annual State of the State report.
Lisa Nandy MP today expressed concern that the civil service fast stream programme was not accessible to a diverse talent pool.
The think tank The Centre for London has called for greater fiscal power and power over services to be transferred from Whitehall to City Hall.
Call for power to classify protected characteristics to be devolved to Scotland
Consultation could help Information Commissioner’s Office ‘move more quickly’ against nuisance calls firms
A six week government consultation published this week aims to strengthen the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) capacity to better deal with companies breaking the law over nuisance calls and texts.