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Response to PACAC recommendation says single institution would not meet needs of a modern civil service
Former civil servant Steve O'Neil takes a fresh look at the appliance of science at the heart of government
A combination of Brexit and the Conservative leadership campaign has all but officially postponed the 2019 Spending Review. Beckie Smith and Richard Johnstone look at what impact the delay will have, and whether there are opportunities to be grasped in the extra time
John Manzoni highlights the progress being made on the use of data as an asset to counter fraud, and invites civil servants and all interested sectors to share and contribute to a government thought paper on how to do more
Department seeks team to come in conduct review of technical and cultural obstacles
Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer also raises prospect of a Brexit public inquiry under a Labour government
Meg Hillier also queries “surprising” lack of ministerial directions for some Brexit-related spending
After 10 years scrutinising government accounts and trying to stop departments from squandering taxpayers’ cash, the comptroller and auditor general Sir Amyas Morse is standing down from the National Audit Office. Jess Bowie meets him.
International development committee says a major shift in aid spending is needed to match the "existential threat" of climate change
Unions say staff behind “world’s best civil service” should get the reward they deserve
Latest Oxford University ranking sees Whitehall rise to global top spot from fourth-best
Business department also aims to save £10m a year from research councils merger
One year on from the launch of the Fusion Doctrine, there are still obstacles to achieving this ‘whole-system’ approach towards national security objectives. CSW, in partnership with PA Consulting, hosted a roundtable to discuss the barriers to collaboration, and how government and industry can better work together. Geoffrey Lyons reports
Steven Boyd, who oversaw phase of government's Hubs Programme, will take over in June
Report shows numbers of arm's-length bodies remained fairly stable in 2017-18 despite falling in previous years
Setting out her vision for the upcoming Spending Review, Truss said the Treasury would “prioritise ruthlessly”
Single Departmental Plans to reflect on departments' performance against the framework from 2019-20
Cabinet Office minister Oliver Dowden hails nominees as examples for all of government as it works towards 2022 smart working target
Awards will recognise best practice in corporate leadership, workspaces, technology, culture and people, and smarter working together
As we begin another momentous year in UK politics, civil service chief exec John Manzoni and BT managing director of major and public sector Colm O’Neill came together to discuss the future of public services. CSW reports. Photo Baldo Sciacca
Committee inquiry demands action plan to fill skills gaps and calls for Treasury to set out how public value frameworks will be rolled out in Spending Review
Fiona Spencer joins agency from the Home Office, where she was chief portfolio officer.
Rapid job changes across government costs money and is bad for policy. So why does it persist?
Cross-departmental plan intends to cut the societal cost of pollution by £5.3bn annually by 2030