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MPs restart inquiry into civil service capability

20 September 2017

Committee chair Bernard Jenkin says that Brexit will expose “where understandings are weak and where relationships are strained” in Whitehall

Senior civil servants ‘should get more training to analyse infrastructure plans’

20 September 2017

 IfG calls for expanded role for Major Project Leadership Academy, including “regular engagement” with ministers

IFS: Need for pay rises ‘most pressing’ for staff like senior civil servants

19 September 2017

Report predicts continued public sector pay restraint will lead to recruitment issues for employers of London-based, highly skilled workers

Oliver Robbins's move to top Brexit role in Number 10 ‘raises more questions than answers for Whitehall’

19 September 2017

Move of civil service’s chief Brexit negotiator to the Cabinet Office will require new structures to be established with “time at a premium”, says IfG.

Public sector has lowest share of UK workforce since 1947

19 September 2017

Analysis by GMB finds public sector now employs less than 17% of workers, with civil service headcount dropping by 18% since 2010

Latest civil service & public affairs moves — September 18

18 September 2017

New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People

HMRC executive chair Edward Troup to step down

15 September 2017

Department’s most senior tax professional announces retirement at the end of the year