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Conservative manifesto blasted for ‘failing civil service on pay'

19 May 2017

Union says Theresa May’s vision ignores pay and retention issues that will hamper public sector’s ability to maximise the potential of Brexit

Former Whitehall legal chief warns of civil service ‘strains’ in face of Brexit

19 May 2017

Former head of the Government Legal Department Sir Paul Jenkins says Whitehall needs better political guidance on Brexit priorities

Conservatives pledge to ship more civil servants out of London

19 May 2017

Manifesto commitments include relocating “significant numbers” of public sector workers to new administrative centres across the country

Department for International Trade ‘risks overstretching itself’

18 May 2017

Think tank warns post-Brexit trade deals will require a step-change in Whitehall culture with the creation of a new “trade negotiator” profession as a priority

Election 2017: Wealthy pensioners lose winter fuel allowance in Conservative social care plan

18 May 2017

Wealthy pensioners will lose state-funded fuel allowance under Tory plans to shake-up the social care system, Theresa May will announce today.

Former civil service chief Lord Kerslake: ‘Pretty much every department is at risk’ of cyber attack

17 May 2017

Government should look ‘very seriously’ at investing more in both cyber security and training, as investigation - and finger-pointing - over WannaCry continue

Civil service more receptive to flexible working, survey finds

17 May 2017

Is a lack of access to mobile technology holding the public sector back?More managers feel able to work flexibly, compared to last year, an FDA survey finds, but workloads are still preventing one in four from taking up flexible working