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29 April 2019

The prime minister’s warm words are well intentioned but ring hollow when civil servants are under attack and pay restraint remains

25 April 2019

At a time when Brexit is revealing a lot about UK governance, a new report has found the British civil service is the worldwide leader. Calum Miller of the Blavatnik School of Government, which published the report, explains the ranking

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

9 April 2019

Only by working better together can industry and government restore public trust in public-private partnerships, writes Matthew Fell

5 April 2019

Two years since Article 50 was triggered – and longer since EU referendum campaigning hit its stride – the Brexit effect on both the civil service and parliament has been profound

27 March 2019

Lord Adonis's calls for permanent secretaries to resign are "an unwelcome reminder about the dearth of knowledge most politicians claim to have about the civil service"

18 March 2019

Whitehall’s top tier needs to drop the halo mentality if it is to practise what it preaches and become more reflective of the nation as a whole

11 March 2019

The unnamed civil servant setting out their Brexit views should resign to pursue their political ambitions in the open, says former Home Office and DWP perm sec

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…