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PACAC criticises lack of ministerial oversight and accountability for civil service learning and development
Number of staff taking courses has more than trebled in last three years
Trade secretary Liam Fox says he hopes trainees "will be able to enjoy their whole career at DIT"
Department chiefs twice as likely to have attended a fee-paying school than a comprehensive, education charity says
Migration Advisory Committee asked to look again at regional earnings thresholds and ‘high public value’ jobs with low pay
Staff vote in favour of settlement that represents 3% pay rise
Permanent secretary admits there is "more we can do" to improve access to education stats
Speaking at a think-tank event, Lord Macpherson also offered thoughts on the economy to incoming prime minister, while Treasury Select Committee chair said a full leadership contest is needed “so the maddest ideas perhaps don’t make it to asking for official civil service advice”.
Plan goes beyond Dame Judith Hackitt’s 2018 review recommendations following west London tragedy
Former Treasury second perm sec Sharon White to join retailer on far-from-undersold pay package
Regulator calls for publication of official data to "enable meaningful public spending debate"
PM backs recommendation of Augar Review to bring back maintenance grants, which could cost £2bn
Commission chaired by former civil service head blasts government’s approach to economic development and calls for new £10bn-a-year fund
In the latest of our series about civil service leavers, we meet former diplomat Lynda Burns who is retraining as a teacher through the NowTeach scheme
PAC questions whether apprenticeships on offer are the “best use of the available funding in terms of adding genuine value to the economy”
FDA and Prospect say that focus on two government professions would not address systematic failures of the pay framework for senior civil servants
Patrick Vallance says new Whitehall role is ‘like being 13 again and being interested in science’
In a new series, CSW speaks to people who have left the civil service to find out how their skills and experiences in the service have helped their new role – and what they’ve learnt about government from the outside. First up, we speak to Anne-Marie Lawlor who is retraining as a teacher after a career in policy and HR roles across government
Unions say staff behind “world’s best civil service” should get the reward they deserve
DHSC perm sec and head of civil service policy profession says function needs to get better at evaluating the quality of its advice
Non-departmental public body with responsibility for T-levels offers up to £140k a year for next boss
Whitehall’s biggest union urges members to capitalise on government disarray in pending strike ballot
The latest news and views on apprenticeships and skills policy in 2019.
NAO gives warning about programme's financial sustainability as cost of training apprenticeships outstrips predictions