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George Osborne MP

New international tax evasion agreement will help HMRC clampdown

29 October 2014

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

Manzoni waives his £100,000 drinks company salary

29 October 2014

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”.


Danny Alexander MP

New redundancy regulations for highly paid public sector workers confirmed

29 October 2014

Chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander yesterday confirmed government proposals to regulate redundancy payouts for highly paid administrators in the public sector. 

Peter Lilley on Deloitte panel

Leaders must ask frontline how to improve public sector productivity says Peter Lilley

29 October 2014

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.

Digital Marketplace

G-Cloud 6 tender postponed

29 October 2014

The government has delayed publication of the tender for the next iteration of the G-Cloud framework until next month.

Deloitte 'State of the State' report launch

Public sector must work smarter and redesign key services, according to Deloitte report

28 October 2014

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 on Deloitte panel

Lisa Nandy MP fears fast stream is "screening out" diverse talent

28 October 2014

Lisa Nandy MP today expressed concern that the civil service fast stream programme was not accessible to a diverse talent pool.

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London think tank calls for a power transfer from Whitehall to City Hall on London issues

28 October 2014

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.

Sajid Javid MP

Consultation could help Information Commissioner’s Office ‘move more quickly’ against nuisance calls firms

28 October 2014

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.