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Charity calls for good practice standards, as survey highlights concerns about unfair treatment by local authorities and Department for Work and Pensions
Common Agricultural Policy fines continue to hamper Defra accounts, while National Audit Office also points to the Ministry of Defence's non-compliance with international accounting standards
One-month boost to exit packages for all outgoing Spads who were reappointed in 2015 comes as Cabinet Office seeks to reduce civil service redundancy pay – and triggers request for ministerial direction from the department's most senior official, John Manzoni
Cabinet Office minister Oliver Letwin, who was leading the civil service's Brexit work, is out of the government
National Audit Office issues another qualification of department’s accounts and says fraud and error levels remain “unacceptably high”
Royal Statistical Society praises Transport department for "honest" and "innovative" presentation of official statistics
Watchdog suggests Home Office and NHS England tighten joint-working arrangements in future outsourcing deals
Former Public Accounts Committee chair tells PoliticsHome that she is "truly shocked" at Sir Nick Macpherson's new role with C Hoare & Co
The Grimstone overhaul of the Commissioner for Public Appointments "risks a loss of public confidence and trust" in the way key quango jobs are filled, warn MPs on the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Department for Work and Pensions' (DWP) 85,000 staff will be encouraged to save with member-owned financial institutions
While all the focus in recent days may have been on the consequences of Britain's historic decision to quit the European Union, that doesn't mean life in Whitehall ground to a halt. Here are three key, non-Brexit stories you may have missed since the referendum result
Changes come as DH seeks to cut running costs by 30% by 2020
Competition and Markets Authority warns that cartels can lead to overcharges of 10% to 20%
Justice committee warns the Ministry of Justice against seeking to "represent the quality of its evidence base to be higher than it is" after senior legal figures criticise research into court fees
Single Source Regulations Office chair Clive Tucker says there are “compelling reasons” to enhance his watchdog's authority over non-competitive military contracts
New survey by the Information Commissioner’s Office flags ongoing public concern about government use of data
Former Department for Education HEO Edward Chapman sentenced to three years and four months in jail after admitting £1m fraud and obtaining money by deception – as department says it is seeking to "recover the misappropriated funds in full"
Exclusive: Outgoing head of charity leaders’ network ACEVO criticises Cabinet Office over plans to support private business using civil society funds – but the department says it wants to "explore the potential of an untapped area of the economy"
Special report: With just days to go until the EU referendum, civil servants will soon have more on their plates – whichever way the nation votes. Colin Marrs speaks to former senior officials and top civil service experts about the challenges a Brexit decision would pose for Whitehall, and why the alternative won’t necessarily mean "business as usual"
National Audit Office updates MPs on HMRC's progress to replace Aspire
National Audit Office investigation exposes trail of failings over £18.8m-a-year contract which saw consultancy make "incorrect and misleading representations" on overheads
Think tank praises updated blueprint for public-sector procurement but warns new clause must be used
Independent recruitment regulator says campaign group’s league table was factually wrong and misdirected
Whitehall's HR directors asked to collect data on public interest concerns for the first time – with the majority of officials choosing to come forward anonymously