Policies

Roundtable: Addressing national security challenges through the Fusion Doctrine

16 April 2019

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...

Setting up DExEU was 'misguided'

16 April 2019

Brexit negotiations were also undermined by politicians' distrust of civil servants, think tank says

Defence & security focus: Two of the PM's key advisers share their thoughts

20 April 2019

As the UK faces increasingly complex global threats, our defence and security organisations must work more collaboratively than ever. Here, CSW hears from Madeleine Alessandri, the prime...

Home Office denies 'degrading' conditions in asylum housing and rejects call for independent review

11 April 2019

Government says it's "not the case" that it takes outsourcers at their word when they say they're providing high-quality accommodation

Defra seeks next chief scientific adviser

4 April 2019

Department offers £120k a year for leader tasked with ensuring science and evidence stay "at the heart" of its post-Brexit operations

Sedwill: It’s ‘not reasonable' to say Emergency Services Network and DBS projects failed

3 April 2019

Cabinet secretary admits he was "always uneasy" about the Home Office's overly ambitious ESN programme but insists it's not a failure

Public standards watchdog to probe use of artificial intelligence

27 March 2019

Data-enabled technologies can present "major ethical and practical challenges" for public bodies, committee chair Lord Evans says

Institute for Apprenticeships seeks new chief exec

20 March 2019

Non-departmental public body with responsibility for T-levels offers up to £140k a year for next boss

Skills and Apprenticeships Guide 2019

13 March 2019

The latest news and views on apprenticeships and skills policy in 2019.

Culture change: Dame Sue Owen on bullying in the civil service, existential crises, and what she'll miss about Whitehall

18 March 2019

As she steps down from the Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport, perm sec Dame Sue Owen talks to Suzannah Brecknell about abrasive behaviours, existential crises, and why she’s no...

2018 Civil Service Award winners announced in ceremony that paid tribute to Sir Jeremy Heywood

9 November 2018

Department for Transport, Ministry of Justice, Cabinet Office and Department for Work and Pensions teams among those honoured at ceremony