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18 August 2017

The DVLA chief executive explains to Civil Service World how the agency has been transformed into a digital business, and what Whitehall can learn from its base in Swansea

14 August 2017

In the wake of the Brexit vote, there is a pressing need for government organisations to work together to drive international trade. Jonathan Owen reports on a round table where some of Britain’s...

8 August 2017

As an academic specialising in modern empire, Andrew Thompson knows a lot about the trials and tribulations of large organisations. He also runs one. The chief executive of the Arts and Humanities...

2 August 2017

After a wide-ranging career in the civil service, including a spell as John Prescott’s speechwriter, Jeremy Marlow is now focused on driving efficiency in the NHS. He speaks to Richard Vize about...

28 July 2017

At the end of March, three members of the Civil Service Commission, which regulates recruitment and promotes the Civil Service Code, ended their five-year term in office. Kathryn Bishop, Wanda...

26 July 2017

Departmental chiefs open up about areas of concern across government, including the need to focus on delivery and the impact of London house prices on the civil service

25 July 2017

After a career at the top of industry, Tony Meggs joined the civil service to lead Whitehall’s work on project management. He speaks to Richard Johnstone about improving delivery across government...

20 July 2017

Understanding users is vital to any change project – but it’s not a simple task. Colin Marrs reports on a round table exploring innovative methods of user research

19 July 2017

As the Civil Service Commission highlights “negligible” progress on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic diversity in its annual report – and cautions that appointment panels often face “...