Policies

NI Civil Service states 'final' deadline to end political deadlock

20 October 2017

Sinn Féin and DUP given two weeks to agree new power-sharing deal or face Westminster intervention on budget

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

Defra agency gets go-ahead for £16m new HQ

16 October 2017

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science granted planning permission for state-of-the art Lowestoft base

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

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

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

Safety in numbers: how data can keep us all safe

17 October 2017

Civil Service World brought together a panel of data experts from across the civil service to look at ways of increasing public safety through the better use of data. Mark Rowe reports...

Home Office needs 'considerably more' staff to cope with Brexit, former immigration officials warn

11 October 2017

Former immigration enforcement chief describes scale of Brexit challenge as chancellor pledges 'minimum' customs arrangement by March 2019

MPs demand government publish Brexit impact studies

11 October 2017

Labour, Liberal Democrat, Green and SNP MPs have written to Brexit secretary David Davis

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

Department for Education offers £20m boost for children’s social services

13 October 2017

Funding will expand Partners in Practice peer support programme, while new “What Works Centre” will also be created 

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

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

Doubling pay cap ‘would still leave civil servants £2,000 worse off by 2022’

17 October 2017

As inflation rate hits 3%, TUC warns higher cap on civil service pay increases in line with offer to police officers would still mean a real-terms pay cut

Department for Education offers £20m boost for children’s social services

13 October 2017

Funding will expand Partners in Practice peer support programme, while new “What Works Centre” will also be created