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The Civil Service must embrace failure as part of the innovation process if it is to succeed, minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude has said
“Marmitey” Civil Service Learning programme is not a finished product, say officials
Turnover in private office and policy jobs is robbing ministers of expert support, special advisers told the IfG. Sarah Aston reports
Greg Mulholland announced on social media that he was voting no to the ACOBA chair appointment yesterday.
Staff shortages in the UK Border Force (UKBF) are putting increasing pressure on staff and causing concern that they’re no longer able to effectively protect the UK borders, a survey revealed on the 4 December.
Further cuts and reforms in Whitehall could save an extra £10bn by 2017/18, George Osborne announced in his Autumn Statement earlier today. But where are the cuts coming from?
The government will continue to restrain public sector pay in the next Parliament, George Osborne announced in his Autumn Statement today.
Chief executive of the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) Ian Moncrieff CBE (pictured here receiving his CBE) will retire on 31 January 2015 after eight years, it was announced yesterday.
Government and police officials must ensure all civil servants and police officers are aware of female genital mutilation (FGM) and how to tackle it, said parliamentary under secretary of state for communities and local government Stephen Williams (pictured), last week.
Dr Grainne McKeever and Seyi Obakin both take up their appointment to the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC), today.
Government must do more to support part time working in senior Civil Service roles, said the minister for employment relations and consumer affairs yesterday.
New chief executive of the civil service John Manzoni named “clarity, accountability and delegation” as “opportunities for improvement” in public sector management.
Former BP executive Lord Browne will step down from his positions as the lead non-executive director for both the government and the Cabinet Office in January 2015, it was announced today.
The UK’s system of training and skills provision is growing increasingly out of step with the needs of the modern economy and that change is needed if the UK workforce is to remain competitively skilled, according to new research.
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has become a sponsor for TechHub Swansea. Mike Bracken (pictured), head of the Government Digital Service, launched the initiative in Swansea today.
Kevin Hyland was appointed as the UK’s first independent anti-slavery commissioner by Home Secretary Theresa May yesterday.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) should “marginalise” the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) if disputes cannot “be ended by agreement”, recommends a strategy paper on employee and industrial relations leaked yesterday.
Hilary Spencer became the new director of Civil Service Learning (CSL) at the end of October, taking over from Jerry Arnott, who retired from the civil service.
Government’s flagship mutual, MyCSP, has failed to pay some retired civil servants their pensions on schedule, after a shift to bring its payment functions in-house hit an IT problem, the Guardian reported on Saturday.
Dame Fiona Caldicott has been appointed as the first national data guardian for health and social care, secretary of state for health Jeremy Hunt will announce today.
The first national UK shale college was announced by Business, Enterprise & Energy minister Matthew Hancock today.
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is calling on businesses of all sizes and in all sectors in the UK to invest in workforce training as a key driver for economic success and improved productivity performance.
The first director general of Her Majesty’s Passport Office (HMPO) has been appointed following the Home Office taking control of the organisation on 1 October.
Civil servants working in the Ministry of Justice’s (MoJ’s) shared services centres face redundancies and office closures following a seven-year contract to outsource services to Shared Services Connected Limited (SSCL), says Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS).