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HM Treasury’s new permanent secretary Tom Scholar arrives in post via a somewhat different route to long-serving predecessor Sir Nick Macpherson. Colin Marrs takes a look at his career to date and speaks to those who've worked alongside him
“This is the time for civil servants to show what they can do," Vicky Pryce tells CSW
Communities and Local Government permanent secretary tells CSW departments must not “hunker down” as new team seeks brightest and best civil servants to lead work on UK’s exit from the European Union
Sue Higgins, who leads work on local government for the National Audit Office spending watchdog, says any government wanting to take forward the government devolution agenda will need to ensure that questions of accountability and resourcing are answered
CCS says it is "considering the longer term opportunities and will be advising ministers" on what Brexit means for public sector procurement
“When we are concerned about a service, we have learnt to have a much better discussion about how that could be improved," says GDS chief operating officer Alex Holmes
Former cabinet secretary says coming up with options for UK's post-Brexit future would be "a wonderful job" for the civil service
Local Government Association says Brexit talks should not simply return legislative responsibilites straight to Westminster
Role of the civil service is to "make sure that we prepare for an incoming prime minister to take decisions", Number 10 says – as constitutional experts flag up a lack of contingency planning for a Brexit vote
Exclusive: Former head of the civil service Lord Kerslake tells CSW that key departments tasked with making Brexit work have been "stripped back" in recent years and will have to have an injection of resources
After 16 years as the outspoken CEO of the charity leaders’ network ACEVO, Sir Stephen Bubb is moving to a new project. He finds time to tell Suzannah Brecknell about his frustrations with government, and his hopes for the future
Drawn up by four civil servants in their spare time, the new digital Mentor Match service has won the backing of some of Whitehall’s top figures. Here the scheme’s founders explain how they did it — and how they hope to tear down the “barriers to entry” for officials looking for new skills and challenges
Civil Service People Survey delivery partner commends department’s bounce-back from morale doldrums
National Digital Conference sees Cabinet Office minister, officials and tech suppliers focus on changing attitudes to digital and technology in the workplace – as well as the future of automation
Exclusive: Outgoing head of charity leaders’ network ACEVO criticises Cabinet Office over plans to support private business using civil society funds – but the department says it wants to "explore the potential of an untapped area of the economy"
How DFID can educate and empower the British public to back its work and investment across global nations.
HMRC's Mark Dearnley says new company – set up to employ staff moving over from the £10bn Aspire contract – will have to abide by the Treasury's 1% pay cap, as union warns terms and conditions leading to a "drain of staff"
Key government plan to create common digital platforms still needs explaining to civil service staff, new study finds
The success of innovative schemes from different parts of the world proves that diversity in government isn’t optional, it’s essential, argues Joshua Chambers
The government is determined to cut public sector costs, to rebalance the economy, and to drive up exports. Joshua Southern, Manager at KPMG, suggests how one policy could create big wins across government, industry and the UK export market
New £160,000-a-year "Continuous Improvement Director" asked to track progress against commercial improvement plans departments have agreed with the Cabinet Office
Exclusive: Opposition backs quotas on interview shortlists to address "glacial" pace on diversity in Whitehall's highest tier
The former Energy and Climate Change chief scientist, who died earlier this year, taught his department how to do policymaking without the hot air – by making the process data-led, iterative and open
Latest ranking of digital services in the EU puts UK top for open data – but slipping on use of online forms