Professions

Country should appreciate civil servants, says former Osborne and Davis advisor James Chapman

16 August 2017

Chapman, who has called for the creation of a new centrist party, says Treasury staff “could be running any multinational company they wanted”

DfT’s vehicle standards agency warns of 50% hike in assaults on staff

11 August 2017

Transport agency launches new campaign after torrent of abuse, including lorry drivers trying to run enforcement cars off the road

Opinion: Why civil servants shouldn’t check their emails on holiday

10 August 2017

Civil servants are increasingly working overtime and face being continually on call for major emergencies. Whitehall staff need uninterrupted breaks to recharge their batteries – even if that...

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Oliver Morley on how to unlock the car of the future and the impact of pay restraint on DVLA

18 August 2017

The DVLA chief executive explains to Civil Service World how the agency has been transformed into a digital business, and what Whitehall can learn from its base in Swansea

Cabinet Office automation project will introduce robots into the civil service

18 August 2017

Supplier Capgemini to train civil servants and help departments develop robotic process automation using software in £4m project

Law

DfT’s vehicle standards agency warns of 50% hike in assaults on staff

11 August 2017

Transport agency launches new campaign after torrent of abuse, including lorry drivers trying to run enforcement cars off the road

Compensation scheme: Departments urged to proactively revisit redundancy settlements

11 August 2017

Union calls for Whitehall employers to seek out departed staff and pay additional settlements after successful High Court challenge to revised Civil Service Compensation Scheme

Compensation scheme: HMRC halts redundancy process following High Court ruling

9 August 2017

Non-ministerial department was forced to delay launch of new redundancy scheme after court quashed existing terms

UK civil service ‘only the fourth best in the world’

6 July 2017

Study finds Whitehall is the world’s most effective civil service for generating policy, but falls down ranking in areas like financial management and digital services

Opinion: Why relocating civil servants out of Whitehall doesn’t boost regional growth

16 August 2017

If Whitehall pushes ahead with plans to move civil servants around the country, it must conduct proper impact evaluations

Tony Blair bemoans ‘unresponsive’ Whitehall bureaucracy

11 August 2017

Former prime minister salutes civil service professionalism and crisis management but says it is poor at delivering change

HMRC signs Cardiff deal for controversial regional hubs scheme

9 August 2017

Agreement will also see civil servants from several other departments relocate to the new office

Oliver Morley on how to unlock the car of the future and the impact of pay restraint on DVLA

18 August 2017

The DVLA chief executive explains to Civil Service World how the agency has been transformed into a digital business, and what Whitehall can learn from its base in Swansea

Cabinet Office automation project will introduce robots into the civil service

18 August 2017

Supplier Capgemini to train civil servants and help departments develop robotic process automation using software in £4m project