9 August 2019

Former civil servant Steve O'Neil takes a fresh look at the appliance of science at the heart of government

5 August 2019

John Manzoni highlights the progress being made on the use of data as an asset to counter fraud, and invites civil servants and all interested sectors to share and contribute to a government...

18 July 2019

The only certainty in the Conservative leadership race is that some civil servants will get a new boss, says the Institute for Government’s Tim Durrant

12 July 2019

To successfully handle new post-Brexit powers, public bodies across the UK will need to build on ways they already work together – and manage divergence – across the nations

27 June 2019

Government chief commercial officer Gareth Rhys Williams has set out ambitious plans to improve contract management across government. He tells CSW what has been achieved in the first six months...

2 August 2019

As select committees turn 40, Paul Evans, clerk of committees, reflects on how parliamentary scrutiny of government has changed over the past four decades

29 July 2019

As the Government Finance Function launches its first five-year strategy, CSW reports from a workshop hosted to consider some of the challenges ahead

10 July 2019

Two years after he took up his post, Iain Bell, deputy national statistician for population and public policy, tells CSW how the agency has tapped new data sources to fill evidence gaps...

23 July 2019

Some surprising figures have invited management consultants into Whitehall over the past six decades, although their private-sector expertise has not always been directed where it was needed most...

17 June 2019

Isabel Hardman’s examination of the inhabitants of parliament reveals some of the factors that have contributed to the country’s current crisis, writes Anthony Fitzsimmons

24 May 2019

A vivid account by a meritocratic polymath, Lord Levene’s memoirs leave Peter Hennessy pondering why peacetime Britain produces so few ‘fixers’ of his calibre