Warren Smith also opens up on how the launch of the Crown Marketplace will reshape central government procurement
PCS union says plan to move organisation employing more than 4,000 civil servants into the private sector appears to have been "quietly dropped" after it fails to appear in the new Neighbourhood Planning Bill
Council chiefs urge greater say in DWP's replacement for the Work Programme
Interview – FCO Services chief exec Danny Payne: “Confidence has increased ever since we became a commercial entity"
There’s more to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office than diplomacy and policy, with the government department harbouring one of the most overtly commercial operations in the civil service. Danny Payne, chief executive of FCO Services, tells CSW’s Jonathan Owen how the trading fund set up less than a decade ago has come of age
Confidence, and a more commercial attitude towards project delivery, leads to better outcomes, FCO Services chief executive Danny Payne tells CSW
Land Registry privatisation: Tory committee chair Bernard Jenkin warns against sale for a "quick profit"
The Land Registry "must remain an essential arm of the state", says Conservative committee chair Bernard Jenkin, amid doubts over whether the government's privatisation plans will go ahead
Major speech by the head of the public spending watchdog warns ministers to stop asking the civil service to run on "perpetual overload"
Commercial Standards are getting an overhaul, the Cabinet Office confirms, but wider "Blueprints" are still not finished
"Senior cadre" of specialists will sit outside of the familiar Whitehall hierarchy as part of efforts to give them a more clearly-defined career structure
Central procurement agency announces that it is to phase out reliance on managed service fees
Exclusive: Civil service workforce plan launches with promise to increase specialisation, improve training – and review the civil service "reward offer"
Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy says lack of Brexit planning "indicated the prioritisation of political interests above national security,"
Contracting firms’ share prices have been yo-yoing, but all the Conservative leadership contenders are on-side and some are positively bullish about expanding private sector involvement