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22 November 2017

Amid the theatre of the House of Commons, much Budget detail is hidden away in the Red Book, reveals the bigger picture for the public sector

20 November 2017

Rob Neil, chair of Civil Service Race Forum, argues this strategy moves beyond a tick box approach to diversity and calls for a radical culture shift across government

17 November 2017

When even reports on albatross observation are being suppressed, it’s clear that existing purdah regulations must change

15 November 2017

If the UK’s negotiations to leave the European Union are at risk of bombing, it is down to the political uncertainty, not officials working in difficult circumstances

10 November 2017

Setting up four networks for the Ministry of Defence and wider civil service was a mammoth task, but a tremendous opportunity to promote hearing and visual disability 

6 November 2017

If government has to give a running commentary on the Brexit talks, then the negotiations will suffer. Sometimes secrecy can be in the national interest

6 November 2017

As claims and revelations engulf the worlds of politics and entertainment, Whitehall must make sure its procedures are up to scratch

3 November 2017

Civil Service START is a new cross-Government network for civil servants in the first five years of their careers. Run by and for new starters, the network aims to help new colleagues connect with peers and discover the wide range of work that goes on across the civil service.

27 October 2017

Baroness Stowell, Lord Heseltine, Baroness Warsi and Harriet Harman are the latest former minsters to look back on their time in Whitehall as part of the Institute for Government’s Ministers Reflect series. They reveal the good and the bad of the civil service