Tens of thousands joined the Trades Union Congress (TUC) organised march that took place in major cities across the UK on Saturday, 18 October to protest against pay conditions.
Three key legal bodies have branded Part 4 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill an attack on judicial review.
The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced plans to start recruiting for the roles of pensions ombudsman and deputy pensions ombudsman for 2015.
Top flight chief executives have sung the praises of both the management approach and the professionalism of permanent secretaries in a Whitehall and Industry Group (WIG) released yesterday.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced plans to further reduce the number of staff and offices in a bid to reduce the size and number of locations used by the department.
Permanent secretaries have less than a month to deliver work to boost diversity in their departments, the government’s new diversity champion Sir Simon Fraser revealed at this year’s Civil Service Diversity & Equality Awards.
The Cabinet Office has estimated that the total number of civil servants that took part in the national strike over pay freezes (as reported by CSW on Wednesday) was 71,210.
The shortlist of civil servants nominated for the 2014 Civil Service Awards, held in collaboration with the Cabinet Office, was announced today.
Civil servants from UK government departments and agencies as well as the Welsh government have today joined a national walk-out over pay.
The prime minister will be able to pick permanent secretaries out of a candidate shortlist from December this year, under new rules announced today – with the first competition to be held under the new process that to replace Sir Bob Kerslake in February as permanent secretary of the Department for Communities and Local Government.
The civil service has not gone far enough in appointing women to senior positions, the Treasury’s second permanent secretary Sharon White told a conference audience last month.
This year’s civil service Diversity and Equality Award winners have been named at a ceremony in Petty France today.
Departments will “get absolutely nowhere” on reforming their services if they don’t have their own in-house digital capability, Paul Shetler, chief digital officer at the Ministry of Justice (furthest right), has warned.