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Recipients of benefits including jobseekers’ allowance and employment support allowance have “slipped down the list of priorities”, says committee chair
Report comes amid renewed speculation about possible merger with the Foreign Office after appointment of joint ministerial team
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has already done a great deal of work implementing technology across its operations. But digital chief Alex Fiddes tells Sam Trendall it has even bigger ambitions
Prof Geoff Mulgan, former head of Tony Blair's Strategy Unit, talks to Colin Talbot about how the UK government put in place risk and resilience systems in the early 2000s – and what has gone wrong since. And how governments can improve things for the future.
Department seeks partner to support ongoing work to build a range of services
Shannon Kerrigan of Leidos makes the case for a more integrated approach to delivering "the frictionless border of the future"
A much-anticipated takeover by the Foreign Office of the Department for International Development has yet to materialise – but the appointment of an entirely joint ministerial team has sparked curiosity and concern. Beckie Smith speaks to those in the know about what it could mean
Recent appointments may have gone to experienced insiders, but the new civil service chief operating officer must build on the momentum of outsider John Manzoni and help tackle persistent problems
Group calls on civil servants across the world to share reflections and “capture living memories” of leading in the coronavirus crisis
Outgoing Cabinet Office perm sec and civil service chief executive urges colleagues to “preserve and promote what is unique” about the "incredible" civil service while pursuing constant improvement
Select committee and ministers ask for citizens to be on the lookout for false information spread online
As part of Civil Service World’s Digital Transformation special edition, we asked sector experts to share their insight on how a broad range of near-term advances in technology will transform the way public services are delivered.
The UK government blazed a trail on digital innovation, but others are catching up fast and it would be all too easy to squander the advantage of earlier work
The Government Digital Service was created to be a radical agent of reform. Director general Alison Pritchard tells PublicTechnology that, while it now prefers to work more collaboratively, it still has the stomach for a scrap
If a week is a long time in politics, the 36 months since the Cabinet Office launched its Government Transformation Strategy is a proper age. SA Mathieson unpacks progress to date and casts an eye toward the future
Since its launch in 2017, the ONS Data Science Campus has delivered many innovative projects to support the government’s work in areas ranging from Brexit negotiations to the early stages of the coronavirus response. We talk to managing director Tom Smith to find out more
Department seeks partner to fulfil potential two-year programme of work
As the UK’s largest provider of broadband, mobile, and fixed-line services, BT sees itself as an institution and a company combined. Director of government relations Simon Godfrey sits down with Geoffrey Lyons to discuss the global telecoms giant’s role in the UK economy and why the public and private sectors ought to work more closely together
BJSS is an award-winning technology consultancy with nearly ten years experience helping the public sector deliver on a range of technology projects. Head of public sector Susheel Dodeja sits down with Geoffrey Lyons to discuss some of the firm’s success stories and the tech trends that will define 2020
For 27 years ThoughtWorks has helped organisations solve complex business problems where technology is the differentiator. But as UK digital transformation lead Luke Vinogradov explains, the company has a more holistic approach to change that goes well beyond traditional conceptions of digital. Geoffrey Lyons reports
Lack of action leading to a “year of wait and see”, warns rail industry
Staff told department will extend life of Bradford office by six years and keep Washington base open until 2030
Departments across government have held a series of events to mark International Women’s Day. CSW speaks to civil service gender champion and Department for International Trade permanent secretary Antonia Romeo, and champions in two departments, about the work they are doing to drive equality
Treasury sets out areas of focus for review and pledges to lead the world in linking cash to outcomes