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National Audit Office finds £3.2bn training programme will "not be running at full capacity until 2019"
National Audit Office report says department consulted carefully on Care Act, but sounds warning over whether local authorities will be able to cope with demand
Report by the National Audit Office says Home Office must improve its understanding of individual police forces, and how further funding cuts could impact service delivery
Civil service chief executive John Manzoni points to end of the "Francis Maude era" in his first speech to the FDA union
As the country goes to the polls, here's CSW's full guide to what the 2015 election will mean for the civil service
Thirty three companies take the lion’s share of central government procurement spending, between them receiving roughly £10bn of Whitehall money each year. But who are they? Do they truly understand the public sector? And do civil servants trust them? Rebecca Sims-Robinson crunches the numbers.
Kate Collyer appointed to the new role of deputy chief economic adviser at the Competition and Markets Authority
The National Audit Office finds no evidence that Capita inflated management fees or deliberately delayed payments to suppliers in Civil Service Learning contract, but watchdog does not pass judgement on overall value for money of the scheme. CSW looks at the report's key findings
Lords Economic Affairs Committee says Department for Transport has not made case for why High Speed 2 more 'cost-effective' than alternatives
GDS's Mike Bracken appointed to new chief data officer role aiming to improve Whitehall's use of data
MPs on the Public Accounts Committee warn commercial skills gap at Defence Equipment and Support will undermine MoD efforts to reduce costs if not addressed
Former Royal Mail managing director Mark Thomson to become director general of Passport Office for three-year term
MPs on the Public Administration Committee warn Capability Plan focus too 'narrow' and mid-management skills being 'hollowed out'
Business minister Matt Hancock appoints Graham Farrant as new chief executive of the Land Registry
Prime minister David Cameron says review body's call to raise salary minima for Pay Band 1 by £2,000 would undermine 'flexibility'
Centre of government has 'little oversight' of departmental travel policies, the National Audit Office warns
General Sir Peter Wall says 2010 Strategic Defence and Security Review assumed 'benign' world situation
Public Administration Select Committee urges greater role for Cabinet Office in planning for the future and ending departmental duplication
Former NAO director Mark Babington joins Financial Reporting Council
The Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) will receive joint funding from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) and Somerset County Council as part of the Somerset Action Plan (SAP), it was announced Monday 8 December.
David Blackall took up the position of acting chief executive of the Major Projects Authority (MPA) on 13 October, after being director of operations for a year.
John Manzoni, the chief executive of the Major Projects Authority, has been named as the new chief executive of the civil service.
HM Passport Office will be abolished and its operations absorbed by the Home Office from 1 October, it has been announced today, and the organisation’s chief executive Paul Pugh will be replaced by a newly-appointed director general.
Senior civil servants often “don’t know what’s going on” with contracts held by their departments and thus spot problems too late, Joshua Reddaway, the National Audit Office’s director for commercial and contracting, has warned.