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Former head of the civil service Lord Kerslake urges government to "pause, review, take stock of what it has in front of it and then revisit the question of capacity"
National Audit Office finds “no evidence" chief social worker influenced decision to award contracts to consultancy she used to hold shares in — but raises concern over the way the department sought to manage conflicts of interest
Public Accounts Committee urges Cabinet Office to boost departments’ oversight of quangos – and share accountability good practice more widely
As the civil service tries to put meat on the bones of its social mobility strategy, Matt Foster meets the people trying to make the organisation more welcoming to staff from working class backgrounds – and shake off Whitehall’s “white, male and Oxbridge” image for good
KPMG's Chloe Burton offers her thoughts on how the introduction of a Prisoner Performance Manager could help reduce reoffending by incentivising good behaviour through support provisions that go beyond the prison walls.
HMRC chief Jon Thompson (pictured) says reorganising four existing lines of business into a more simplified structure will ensure that HMRC is "fit for the future" – as union says there is "nervousness" among some staff over timing of the changes
It’s the biggest project on the government’s infrastructure shopping list, but KPMG's Sue Kershaw reckons HS2 will rely on people management as much as pile-drivers.
Martin Donnelly (pictured) will lead the new Department for International Trade for a transitional period, while former DECC perm sec Alex Chisholm takes on the expanded business department
Digital technology offers the public sector unprecedented opportunities to shape services for citizens, writes KPMG’s Adrian Clamp
Downing Street moves to dampen speculation that Theresa May is considering a rethink on George Osborne's drive to give away powers in exchange for elected mayors
Daniel Thornton of the respected IfG think tank predicts greater role in business transformation work for government departments
UK's new prime minister is said to be considering lifting the requirement for local authorities to have elected mayors to get devolution deals
KPMG looks into the enormous benefits of automated cars and how they will radically change travel
In eight years as a Labour minister and 22 as an MP, Nick Raynsford learned a thing or two about what works in government. He sits down with CSW’s Matt Foster to talk about his new book, "Substance Not Spin", Whitehall’s fear of letting go — and why his party must not become an “ineffective protest movement”
Janet Hughes announces that she is to leave the flagship identity assurance scheme at the end of this week
Former Labour minister Nick Raynsford, a key player in setting up the Greater London Authority, tells CSW that civil servants and ministers are still reluctant to let go of powers
KPMG mapped out a business journey from Essex to Scotland, and considered how things work now and how they might develop over the next five years.
The voluntary sector should be well placed to help deliver services in the devolution era. But, as Patrick Murray of charity think tank the New Philanthrophy Capital writes, many fear that fragmentation of services and opaque contracting arrangements could shut them out
The GDS's new leader Kevin Cunnington now has the opportunity to complete the cultural shift from confrontation to collaboration with departments, says digital inclusion specialist Matthew Trimming
Exclusive: Former Cabinet Office minister says nothing should be done to weaken the "central authority" of the Government Digital Service, as the United Nations' latest e-government index has Britain at the top for the first time
Digital Marketplace team manages public sector procurement and Warren Smith has been interim director for the past five months
The referendum campaign revealed the gap that has opened up between businesses and their consumers – so it's vital that the consulting industry shows it can be trusted
The big leadership changes in government digital seem like a triumph for those who believe a government organised along Victorian lines is still fit for fixing today’s problems, argues former senior civil servant Andrew Greenway
Jobcentres have won praise for getting people into work at a time of economic crisis. But ensuring they're fit for the digital age will need ministerial resolve as well as technical know-how, argues William Mosseri-Marlio of the Reform think tank