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New data science projects given the go-ahead in this week’s Budget will give the nation richer and more precise economic figures, the Office for National Statistics has said
Budget pledges a further £71m investment in HMRC's frontline operations "to improve the service it provides taxpayers".
RPA boss says failings over scheme to pay EU farmers "will live with me for many years" – but says "almost all" outstanding 2015 payments will be made by the end of this month
GOV.UK product lead Neil Williams sets out refreshed "vision" for the single government web domain
“There is a gender diversity problem in the digital industry,” says the Government Digital Service executive director
Department for Work and Pensions' Mayank Prakash tells Public Sector ICT Summit: “Before I can talk to a person they tell me what grade they are – and I struggle with it"
All Atos contracts worth more than £10m now under review after public accounts committee said the outsourcing firm had "acted solely with its own short term best interests in mind" on GP data service
Public Accounts Committee points the finger at frequent leadership changes in its report on the Home Office's long-running border data troubles
Treasury committee chair Andrew Tryie warns of "lack of detailed explanation" of how HMRC's Making Tax Digital plans will play out
Consultation outlines proposals to let government share data to improve services, reduce fraud, and create timely research and statistics
“All we’re asking is for the Met Office to be able to allocate what it needs to fund staff by industry standards,” Prospect’s Gordon Hutchinson tells CSW, as hundreds of Met Office staff set up picket lines
"I think we continued to do the ‘to departments’ [approach] for perhaps a little longer than we could or should have," GDS boss says
Director for G-Cloud and the digital commercial programme at the Government Digital Service moving to become deputy director of the BIS digital service
"Technology Products 2" framework will launch later this year – and CCS has begun conversations with departments and suppliers about improving the £1bn-a-year arrangement for buying in hardware and software
Report by committee of MPs says UK government is "in a world-leading position" on open data – but could be "proactively identifying data sharing opportunities to break departmental data silos"
MP Meg Hillier tells CSW that public confidence in the way HM Revenue and Customs reaches settlement deals with large corporations will be an issue until there is greater transparency
Latest Outsourcing Index by firm arvato finds 26% year-on-year rise in government spending on outsourcing
Common Technology Services chief Andy Beale to become deputy CTO – as government prepares to unveil digital strategy for the next four years
MPs say they are “disappointed” by lack of clarity over progress on welfare reforms
Reducing reliance on consultants and temps will require "much more fundamental workforce transformation" than seen so far, civil service chief John Manzoni tells MPs. But he says the organisation is "on the road" to addressing the problem
FDA general secretary Dave Penman says HMRC staff should not be blamed for internet giant Google’s controversial tax deal
New research shows Whitehall departments are good at sharing data with each other, but openness with the wider public sector is more of a challenge
"Contingent Labour One" will be replaced with a "Temporary Worker Contracting Vehicle", as CCS places heavy focus on digital skills and hints at smaller lots
Treasury Committee to review HMRC's approach to tax avoidance and consider whether overhaul of corporation tax is needed amid row over deal with search giant Google