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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

CSW leading light: DWP head of internal communications Stephi Brett-Lee

24 October 2018

Stephi Brett-Lee is head of internal communications at the Department for Work and Pensions and the youngest deputy director in the department. In the first of a new series profiling up-and-coming...

Government bans use of phrase ‘fake news’

23 October 2018

DCMS response to select committee report reveals move to tackle online manipulation by creating agreed definitions of ‘misinformation’ and ‘disinformation’ 


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Cabinet Office ‘undermining’ Fast Stream with low pay

22 March 2019

Research indicates two-thirds of flagship programme’s participants have seriously considered quitting because of their salary

Truss hints at quango cuts in Spending Review in attack on 'vested interests'

20 March 2019

Setting out her vision for the upcoming Spending Review, Truss said the Treasury would “prioritise ruthlessly”

HMRC perm sec accused of ‘wilfully and deliberately’ evading questions on loan-charge suicide reports

19 March 2019

All party group of MPs says HMRC’s approach “is a direct cause of the acute anxiety and stress people subject to the loan charge are experiencing”

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Courting change: GLD's Susanna McGibbon on inquiries, pay and life beyond Brexit

22 March 2019

As a director general at the Government Legal Department, Susanna McGibbon oversees legal services to a range of departments across Whitehall. She talks to Beckie Smith about her love of inquiries...

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Law

Courting change: GLD's Susanna McGibbon on inquiries, pay and life beyond Brexit

22 March 2019

As a director general at the Government Legal Department, Susanna McGibbon oversees legal services to a range of departments across Whitehall. She talks to Beckie Smith about her love of inquiries...

Universal Credit applications will not pull through existing claimant data

21 March 2019

DWP minister Justin Tomlinson claims department wants to ‘avoid transferring errors from legacy benefits’

Troubled Families: Casey says evaluation proves government “absolutely right” to have backed programme

20 March 2019

Government evaluation finds every £1 spent on the programme delivers £2.28 in economic benefits, with largest benefits for children at serious risk

HMRC perm sec accused of ‘wilfully and deliberately’ evading questions on loan-charge suicide reports

19 March 2019

All party group of MPs says HMRC’s approach “is a direct cause of the acute anxiety and stress people subject to the loan charge are experiencing”

Troubled Families: Casey says evaluation proves government “absolutely right” to have backed programme

20 March 2019

Government evaluation finds every £1 spent on the programme delivers £2.28 in economic benefits, with largest benefits for children at serious risk

‘Radical rethink’ needed to support ageing society, government told

13 March 2019

Policies that address health inequalities and better investment in housing among What Works Centre's proposals

Smart gallery: lessons from Whitehall’s smart working trailblazers as government pledges rollout by 2022

12 March 2019

A host of departments have been recognised in the government’s latest Smarter Working Awards. Richard Johnstone went along to hear their stories

DWP announces trial site for Universal Credit managed migration pilot

12 March 2019

Announcement comes as UC director say "roughly half" of Universal Credit claimnats may have been transferred without transitional protection