Practice

Sherin Aminossehe interview: Government property chief on desk space, relocating civil servants and land disposal

21 April 2017

An epiphanal moment in Saudi Arabia prompted Sherin Aminossehe to swap life at a major global architecture practice for the civil service, where she now leads the Government Property Unit. She...

Francis Maude: Senior civil servants ‘tried to undermine reform plan’

7 April 2017

Former Cabinet Office minister says his perception of the civil service went “downhill a lot” during the coalition government

Public Health England told to make better use of value-for-money data

21 April 2017

Review suggests priorities and spending decisions should be “more explicitly informed” by the return they provide on investment

MPs seek end to ‘after the fact’ spending scrutiny

20 April 2017

Commons Procedure Committee demands beefed-up model for examining government's Main Supply Estimates

What legislation might survive the snap election?

19 April 2017

Confirmation of a snap general election leaves major bills and policies in jeopardy

Treasury guidance sets out details of civil service pay cap ‘flexibility’

25 April 2017

Policy for 2017-18 also sets out latest steps taken to end progression pay in Whitehall

MPs want to beef up civil service code to tackle "revolving door"

25 April 2017

The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Select Committee wants to see the civil service code amended to prevent potential conflicts of interest as government pushes for greater...

Garry Graham: Latest Treasury civil service pay guidance is not fit for purpose

24 April 2017

New pay guidance for the civil service shows why the government must adopt a more sophisticated approach to pay and reward

Sherin Aminossehe interview: Government property chief on desk space, relocating civil servants and land disposal

21 April 2017

An epiphanal moment in Saudi Arabia prompted Sherin Aminossehe to swap life at a major global architecture practice for the civil service, where she now leads the Government Property Unit. She...

Slow recruitment is costing the civil service key skills, say outgoing commissioners

11 April 2017

Outgoing civil service commissioners highlight concerns that pay restrictions are limiting the attractiveness of some posts, while slow recruitment processes stop departments hiring top candidates...

Francis Maude: Senior civil servants ‘tried to undermine reform plan’

7 April 2017

Former Cabinet Office minister says his perception of the civil service went “downhill a lot” during the coalition government

Slow recruitment is costing the civil service key skills, say outgoing commissioners

11 April 2017

Outgoing civil service commissioners highlight concerns that pay restrictions are limiting the attractiveness of some posts, while slow recruitment processes stop departments hiring top candidates...

MPs seek end to ‘after the fact’ spending scrutiny

20 April 2017

Commons Procedure Committee demands beefed-up model for examining government's Main Supply Estimates

4% fall in FOI requests in 2016, Cabinet Office reveals

20 April 2017

DWP, MoD, MoJ and Home Office continue to get most Freedom of Information requests, figures show

IfG analysis finds the civil service is ageing – but not the Treasury

13 April 2017

Figures find the civil service has aged since 2010, but HM Treasury is one of five departments where the number of employees under the age of 30 has increased.