Department says data does not prove Universal Credit is to blame for rise in food bank usage, despite previously acknowledging possible link
Chancellor says move to hold review next week would help match spending to new government’s priorities
Government HR chief told there “should be no impediment for the Cabinet Office to explore flexibility” on pension savings after offer to top doctors
Peter Lawrence calls on civil servants to help identify candidates for Going Forward Into Employment programme
New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People
Launch of initiative follows troubled engagement with Capita
Job adverts for comms, policy and border staff open with weeks to go until Brexit
Department declares former minister’s resignation pledge project a success
Move follows agency-wide anger over working conditions and overtime payments
Department recruiting for 19 roles in Digital Channels team
Ten-member team to report on case for controversial £55.7bn project by December
Use of gagging clauses ends to improve "debate, transparency and exchange of information"
Move prompts concern over appointing people with "little loyalty to the job"