Policies

Opinion: Good infrastructure plans balance politics with evidence

11 December 2017

You can’t take the politics out of big projects, but strengthening the National Infrastructure Commission and building the evidence base will lead to wiser decisions

Concessions, cash and an Ulster ‘triple lock’: IfG boils down Brexit phase one deal

8 December 2017

Think-tank analysis identifies concessions on residency rights, a £39bn bill on the ‘never-never’, and hand-tying assurances on Northern Ireland in draft agreement

Concessions, cash and an Ulster ‘triple lock’: IfG boils down Brexit phase one deal

8 December 2017

Think-tank analysis identifies concessions on residency rights, a £39bn bill on the ‘never-never’, and hand-tying assurances on Northern Ireland in draft agreement

The ten key questions – and nine answers – facing the public sector on GDPR

12 December 2017

With less than six months until new data-protection law is introduced, PublicTechnology hears from regulators and data professionals across central and local government about what they see as the...

John Manzoni: Civil service needs to hire 1,300 specialists to implement Brexit

12 December 2017

Whitehall’s chief executive says thousands of civil servants have already been moved into Brexit roles, with around a quarter coming from outside government

Brexit department trains civil servants in self defence

27 November 2017

DExEU minister reveals department has 32 trained mental health champions in wellbeing drive

Public Health England lauded by international appraisal team

27 November 2017

But peer review finds HR qualms and suggests the organisation needs louder voice on air quality

The ten key questions – and nine answers – facing the public sector on GDPR

12 December 2017

With less than six months until new data-protection law is introduced, PublicTechnology hears from regulators and data professionals across central and local government about what they see as the...

DfE warned regulation of universities ‘raises spectre of mis-selling’

8 December 2017

NAO report calls on the government to ensure regulatory reforms can improve student perceptions of value for money

Dave Penman: Civil service could win 'worst pay in the public sector' award

7 December 2017

The system for civil service pay has turned into both a farce and a disaster. The government must lift the 1% cap and take action to address the gap with the private sector