Professions

HMRC chief: Brexiteer customs plan could cost UK firms £20bn a year

24 May 2018

Jon Thompson says prime minister’s preferred customs partnership option could be cost neutral but take five years to set up

HMRC and FCO action on Russian money laundering ‘held back by political lethargy’

22 May 2018

Parliamentary report calls for better intelligence sharing between departments and stronger political guidance for FCO and HMRC

Defence Infrastructure Organisation chief Graham Dalton on its new role, the scale of his remit, and living through Carillion

21 May 2018

After a career managing major projects and transforming the way we maintain our roads, Graham Dalton is making his mark at the DIO. He speaks to Jim Dunton about smarter partnerships, runway...

HR

IT

Salary of £150k offered in search for government chief security officer

18 May 2018

Cabinet Office advertises for replacement for Campbell McCafferty, who has held the role since it was created in 2016

NAO flags up ‘significant risks’ in £1bn courts digitisation programme

10 May 2018

HM Courts and Tribunals Service remains confident it will deliver on reform plan, despite auditors warning of financial, technological, and legislative challenges

No place like the Home Office: former top officials on the department’s unique challenges

10 May 2018

Following the Windrush scandal that felled home secretary Amber Rudd, former perm sec Sir David Normington and UKBA chief Rob Whiteman tell Tamsin Rutter what it’s like to lead the Home Office

Law

Carillion persuaded Cabinet Office not to classify firm as high risk just weeks before collapse

23 May 2018

PAC reveals representations from the company stopped it being downgraded to the lowest ranking for supplier performance despite a recommendation by officials

Adonis: DfT’s public-private partnership plans for East Coast are ‘Alice in Wonderland’

22 May 2018

Former transport secretary criticises ‘bonanza for lawyers and consultants’ during five-month delay before line was renationalised

DfT to run East Coast rail despite inconclusive civil service report on nationalisation

17 May 2018

Government will launch new London North Eastern Railway brand to run services after financial failure of operator Virgin-Stagecoach

Defence Infrastructure Organisation chief Graham Dalton on its new role, the scale of his remit, and living through Carillion

21 May 2018

After a career managing major projects and transforming the way we maintain our roads, Graham Dalton is making his mark at the DIO. He speaks to Jim Dunton about smarter partnerships, runway...

DIO awards construction framework to support £1.3bn Clyde programme

21 May 2018

Innovative selection process sees three firms picked for 10-year project to support personnel for next-generation Dreadnought Class nuclear submarines

Government must help citizens challenge algorithm decisions, MPs conclude

24 May 2018

Select committee report calls for algorithms to be added to a ministerial brief, and urges departments to publicly declare where and how they use them

Post-Grenfell review seeks creation of new housing safety body

17 May 2018

Dame Judith Hackitt also wants building regulations reviews at least every five years, and for the results to be “user-friendly”