9 April 2019

The government's Outsourcing Playbook addresses some big problems in outsourcing, but there are still gaps to be plugged, writes Benoit Guerin

4 March 2019

Civil servants are rightly angry that MPs are getting almost double their pay increase after being told they cannot get any more because of affordability concerns, says Prospect’s Garry Graham

1 March 2019

If set up properly and honoured, pay review bodies deliver better results for officials. Now all we need is for ministers to stop ignoring their advice…

20 February 2019

The publication of the first first-hand research report from the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse has found violence, fear and vulnerability are widespread in young offender...

13 February 2019

The attacks by ultra-Brexiteers on the Commons clerks mirror the attempts to impugn Olly Robbins, writes Sue Cameron

17 April 2019

Future talent chief Lisa Rowley talks to Sam Trendall about the growth of the department’s work placement scheme and why, to compete with private sector giants, government needs to "get...

16 April 2019

One year on from the launch of the Fusion Doctrine, there are still obstacles to achieving this ‘whole-system’ approach towards national security objectives. CSW, in partnership with PA Consulting...

21 March 2019

Sir Leigh Lewis retired at the end of 2010 after a 38-year career in government that included perm sec stints in both the Home Office and the Department for Work and Pensions. Here are 10 things...