Security services warn Whitehall departments over Russia cyber-threat

Written by John Ashmore on 19 March 2018 in News

National Cyber Security Centre issues guidance on boosting security amid risk of blackout and data theft from Russian attacks

Civil Service Compensation Scheme changes ‘will take months’ says PCS

Written by Jim Dunton on 19 March 2018 in News

Cabinet Office gives unions six weeks to table compo package to rival its own update proposals

DfE perm sec issues ‘call to arms’ on civil service integrity

Written by Richard Johnstone on 19 March 2018 in News

Jonathan Slater named civil service integrity champion and issues reminders on how to maintain integrity

Latest civil service & public affairs moves — March 19

Written by Dods People on 19 March 2018 in News

New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People

MHCLG slammed for ‘assurances without substance’ after LEP governance failures

Written by Richard Johnstone on 16 March 2018 in News

MPs find that warnings of poor governance were not picked up for local enterprise partnership covering Greater Cambridge and Greater Peterborough

No way to avoid hard Irish border after Brexit under government's current proposals, say MPs

Written by Emilio Casalicchio on 16 March 2018 in News

Commons committee calls for clarification on rules and processes that will allow frictionless border arrangements to continue

Sir Paul Jenkins obituary: Jonathan Jones and Lord O’Donnell share their memories

Written by Jonathan Jones and Lord O'Donnell on 16 March 2018 in Opinion

The Treasury solicitor from 2006 to 2014 died on Monday 26 February. His successor at the Government Legal Department and the former cabinet secretary pay tribute to this exemplary civil servant and friend

Javid urged to appoint government commissioners to run crisis-hit county council

Written by Jim Dunton on 15 March 2018 in News

Independent report says Northamptonshire has irreparably dysfunctional organisational structure and should be split up

All in a government’s work: BEIS industrial strategy chief on how the plan is getting departments to collaborate

Written by Richard Johnstone on 15 March 2018 in Feature

A flagship industrial policy has made government think afresh about how it should support the economy. But will the plan have the staying power to influence decisions in the years to come?

Officials consider how to improve post-Brexit talks between devolved governments

Written by Richard Johnstone on 15 March 2018 in News

Ministerial talks also lead to hope of breakthrough on agreement on devolved powers as part of EU exit