Professions

HR

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

IT

Cameron cleared for ‘brand ambassador’ role with US firm

6 October 2017

Appointments watchdog ACOBA approves former PM’s request to work for electronic-payments company

How The National Archives is digitising 1,000 years of history

6 October 2017

Digital director John Sheridan tells Civil Service World's sister publication PublicTechnology about changes not only to how the UK’s official archive operates, but to the very...

Law

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

Heywood asked to investigate claim Boris Johnson breached ministerial code over FCO think tank launch

29 September 2017

Launch of free trade think tank in the Foreign Office showed "astonishing lack of judgement in using official government buildings", says FDA

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

Opinion: The civil service is in crisis. This must not go to waste

17 October 2017

It is time for government to acknowledge why the desired outcomes for public services are not being delivered. But this will require challenging Whitehall’s survivors

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

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

Opinion: The civil service is in crisis. This must not go to waste

17 October 2017

It is time for government to acknowledge why the desired outcomes for public services are not being delivered. But this will require challenging Whitehall’s survivors

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

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

Opinion: A new purpose for DExEU in Brexit

10 October 2017

As government struggles to negotiate, legislate and implement Brexit, we need clear accountability. It is rime for DExEU to step up and take charge

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