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MoJ claims ‘milestone’ in prison officer recruitment

19 October 2017

Minister says target to hire 2,500 new staff has passed the half way mark but union warns attrition rates are at an all-time high

Nudge Unit developing tools to improve civil service management practices

19 October 2017

Behavioural Insights Team annual report details its work with departments, including ‘TripAdvisor-style’ feedback tool to help CCS boost spend with SMEs

Creation of Department for International Trade cost £1.4m, say officials

18 October 2017

Transition chief tells MPs the department’s “pioneering” work in digital will help boost the low number of British exporters

Northern Ireland Civil Service recruitment drive to create ‘merit list’ of future perm secs

18 October 2017

Unusual recruitment process will establish possible candidates for £133k posts to lead Northern Ireland departments – but there are currently no vacancies

Home Office to recruit 1,500 more staff to deal with Brexit

18 October 2017

Home secretary Amber Rudd said department is ‘tooling up’ with extra staff but real capacity will be created by new online system

Government urged to create dedicated AI programme for public sector

17 October 2017

A government-commissioned study makes 18 recommendations, including asking GDS to help create a scheme to boost public sector use of artificial intelligence

DoH finance chief says Whitehall oversight of local NHS spending is ‘too opaque’

17 October 2017

David Williams tells MPs that Department of Health cannot calculate impact of delays to repairs and maintenance spending