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21 November 2018

As part of our series profiling up-and-coming leaders in the civil service, Marsha Osivwemu, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’s natural environment portfolio head, tells...

14 November 2018

The chancellor’s Budget officially fired the starting gun on the 2019 Spending Review, but questions remain about how the Treasury will run the negotiations while also grappling with Brexit....

25 October 2018

Could new ways of working transform the way the Civil Service delivers in challenging times? Geoffrey Lyons reports on a Civil Service Live roundtable

24 October 2018

Stephi Brett-Lee is head of internal communications at the Department for Work and Pensions and the youngest deputy director in the department. In the first of a new series profiling up-and-coming...

18 October 2018

Moving to the education department brought Jonathan Slater back to a policy area he knows and loves. He speaks to Suzannah Brecknell about his key role in helping the frontline function

16 October 2018

The newest profession in the Government Communication Service focuses on improving the way government talks directly to key stakeholders. Jonathan Owen speaks to members of the new External...

12 October 2018

Tom Smith, managing director of the ONS Data Science Campus, tells CSW's sister title PublicTechnology how and why he wants to 'move the needle' for the use of data across the...

10 October 2018

To mark World Mental Health Day, CSW asked two of the civil service's mental health first aiders to reflect on what they've learned so far

10 October 2018

Lord Deben is as intrepid and combative an advocate for the environment as anyone concerned about climate change could want. Better known as John Gummer, the former environment minister and now...

9 October 2018

"When we first launched, we had no senior champions and no official support from the department... we compiled data, built an evidence base, and did everything we needed to do to prove our worth...