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Cabinet Office debuts contract management 'career bible'

22 February 2018

Government Commercial Function professional standards handbook touted as ‘tool for career progression’

Latest civil service & public affairs moves — February 19

19 February 2018

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

IT

Law

Jane Dudman: Time to hear women’s voices in policymaking

22 February 2018

The centenary of women’s suffrage is a good opportunity to start making sure government is held to account to properly measure the impact of decisions on woman

Whitehall leak: No 10 denies plans for ‘indefinite’ Brexit transition period

22 February 2018

Government insists agreed transition will have an end date, ahead of a Brexit war Cabinet meeting in Chequers 

Going for gold: what Whitehall can learn from emergency services

21 February 2018

To build an organisation that makes good strategic decisions, leaders should learn from the way emergency services respond to critical incidents

‘I will not have people say we're pen pushers’: outgoing DWP perm sec Sir Robert Devereux on civil servants, Universal Credit and negotiating pay with the Treasury

20 February 2018

As he leaves the civil service after 40 years, Sir Robert Devereux, outgoing permanent secretary at the Department for Work and Pensions, reflects on complicated projects, how to lead large...

Theresa May sets out year-long government review of tuition fees

19 February 2018

Prime minister has announced the government will consider lowering the £9,250 maximum annual charge as part of wide-ranging higher education report

Revamped BEIS survey to assess views on workers’ rights

16 February 2018

Department consults on revamp of its Public Attitudes Tracker to cover workers’ rights and corporate transparency

Cabinet Office debuts contract management 'career bible'

22 February 2018

Government Commercial Function professional standards handbook touted as ‘tool for career progression’

Going for gold: what Whitehall can learn from emergency services

21 February 2018

To build an organisation that makes good strategic decisions, leaders should learn from the way emergency services respond to critical incidents

Sir Mark Walport calls for more scientists to work in policymaking roles

19 February 2018

Former chief scientific adviser to government has warned tough post-Brexit migration rules could hamper scientific research

DWP digital project to manage debts of up to 15 million citizens

16 February 2018

Department plans ‘modernisation’ of its work to collect more than £1bn owed to the government each year