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The demands of Brexit and unprecedented ministerial turnover are hindering policy implementation, the IfG said.
Union dubs move a "first step in the right direction to fairness and equality" .
Public appointments review author also praises training among civil service professions as "light years" ahead of his time
Cleaners, receptionists and security guards are demanding £11-an-hour London living wage
National statistician John Pullinger said he was looking for entries that are "innovatively and efficiently helping users make sense of the world".
MoD permanent secretary admits the contract has not been "anywhere near as successful as we’d like".
Major government contractor G4S fails to win any bids in the latest contracts round.
Rudd also confirmed plans to delay the next phase of the rollout but said DWP would still hit its 2023 deadline.
Committee chair Rachel Reeves urged the regulator Ofgem to take harsher action against suppliers that don't fulfil their obligations under the programme.
Only the Scottish Government has said it will pay civil servants' application costs.
The transport secretary defended the department's decision to award a £13.8m contract to a company that owns no ferries.
"There is now a much greater turnover in government departments. If we don’t have people who learn these corporate lessons, we will make the same mistakes," warns British Academy chief
Work and pensions secretary Amber Rudd has reportedly axed a vote on the reform to ensure it is "working in the interests of every claimant".
The COO must have the "drive and vision to lead transformation across a diverse and dispersed group of organisations", the job ad says
Sedwill admits there is ‘work to do’ as proportion of staff reporting bullying and harrrassment remains at 11%
Transparency data puts latest Cabinet Office and DExEU tally at £10m-plus and rising
Strategy aims to standardise household recycling and introduce weeky food waste collections
The Home Affairs Committee urged the government to pay greater attention to its "duty of care" as it prepares to hand out £4bn worth of new contracts.
John Manzoni and Sir Mark Sedwill share "inconvenient" warnings about "disorderly" no-deal Brexit.
Vallance also announced he had appointed a chief scientific adviser to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
“This role is critical to our transformation as a department servicing around 20 million citizens each year,” according to the job advert.
Chief scientific advisers provide vital expertise to help departments make informed policy decisions – not least during national emergencies. But to be effective, they must also be experts in the workings of Whitehall. Beckie Smith spoke to CSAs past and present to discover how they combine these distinctive skills.
The government chief scientific adviser reflects on his career to date and strengthening how science and policy work together in the civil service
Review follows the revelation that senior officials failed to take notes in important meetings because of concerns about media scrutiny
Home Office immigration enforcement DG Tyson Hepple confirmed the department had been talking to non-governmental organisations about how to add independent oversight
The committee also warned that uncertainty about future border arrangements "will make it extremely challenging for the Home Office" to prepare for the future
The Home Office showed "little inclination to look seriously" at its resourcing for translating documents, David Bolt said.
Lines of accountability 'failed or simply did not exist' report finds
“There were warning signs from enough different sources, over a long enough period, to collectively indicate a potential problem that merited further investigation," say auditors
Boyd said he has helped to develop a "increasing appreciation of the embeddedness and the importance of science in Defra".
The government also rejected the committee's call for MPs to vote on controversial appointments
The department's top scientist, who will advise on fire safety post-Grenfell, must have an engineering background, government CSA Patrick Vallance said.
Union says it will fight “tooth and nail” to prevent any publicly-run prisons from transferring into the hands of private operators
The PAC also warned of a “significant and growing risk” that DfT would not be adequately prepared for a no-deal Brexit.
A telephone helpline set up by the Home Office to deal with cases has so far received 25 calls about inappropriate demands for DNA evidence.
No matter the circumstances, "we rise up and we meet the challenge," says NICS chief after a tough two years for public officials.