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Independent Commission for Aid Impact says security and justice work lacks focus, but praises more targeted efforts in Malawi and Bangladesh
Solent Gateway Limited named as MoD favourite to manage military port near Southampton
Defence safety regulators to merge into Defence Safety Authority from 1 April 2015
New figures from the Cabinet Office show SMEs have benefited from £11.4bn of government contracts
Home Office let off the hook after court rules department does not have to pay damages to defence firm
Government should focus on working with mutuals and cooperatives rather than outsourcing to private firms, says Jon Cruddas
New Diplomatic Academy set up to improve knowledge and skills of FCO staff
Scotland protected from full shock of drop in oil prices by economic and financial union of UK
Nicholas Macpherson says economic and financial functions should both remain in the Treasury
Sir David Bell calls for more trust in teachers and schools – and for an independent body to set education strategy
Cabinet Office minister denies accusation of disillusionment in civil service
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
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will look into the computer failure which caused chaos across UK airports last Friday
The government will invest £2.3bn in flood defence projects between now and 2020, according to the National Infrastructure Plan published today.
A further six month delay in the roll-out of Universal Credit could cost the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) £2.3bn in lost societal benefits, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).
Audrey Collins, a record specialist at The National Archives, looks back at the impact of the First World War on the civil service
The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) launched the Global Fraud Risk Register, its new global initiative for tackling fraud across the public sector.
Outsourcing group Serco is selling off the majority of its private sector business process outsourcing (BPO) companies to raise funds and focus on supplying for governments, according to a stock exchange announcement by the firm earlier this week.
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.
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) have now moved their digital Vehicle Management service to private beta.
Changes were made last month to how civil servants give evidence to select committees.
The way arm’s-length government is structured and held to account was branded “confused” and “opaque” in a Public Administration Select Committee (PASC) report today, and the Cabinet Office was called upon to bring clarity to how these bodies and organisations work within the civil service.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (Defra’s) flood defence resources are limited and current spending is “insufficient to meet many of the maintenance needs” identified by the Environment Agency (EA), the National Audit Office (NAO) said today.
Katherine Kerswell has criticised the Department for Communities & Local Government (DCLG) for attacking local authorities over parking fees.