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
I believe empathy should be considered a core civil service skill. These three steps will help make that happen
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
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
As claims and revelations engulf the worlds of politics and entertainment, Whitehall must make sure its procedures are up to scratch
The way harassment is dealt with in Whitehall has changed significantly in the last 30 years – particularly the culture that said you just had to put up with it
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.
A new book examines the myths about management in a way that could help many aspiring or experienced managers
Government will need to think about more than salary and pension offers for the workers of the future if it is to remain an employer of choice
Many public bodies are concerned about the impact Brexit could have on them, with possible funding changes, staffing issues and uncertainty over future standards. Susanna Smith of the Public Chairs’ Forum explains what they can do to reduce the risk.
Geoffrey Lyons reviews two books on debt by men who had key roles following the financial crisis
It is time for government to acknowledge why the desired outcomes for public services are not being delivered. But this will require challenging Whitehall’s survivors