The demands of Brexit and unprecedented ministerial turnover are hindering policy implementation, the IfG said.
Taking up the roles of cabinet secretary and head of the civil service at a time of seismic change, Sir Mark Sedwill is leading a 400,000-strong team that is growing fast and working hard amid deep uncertainty. He talks to Jess Bowie and Suzannah Brecknell about his priorities, and what he thinks will define his time as government’s top official
MoD parliamentary statement reveals plans for armed forces’ reservists to be called up
Prime minister said she will listen to the result and is required to return to Parliament with a new plan by Monday night
IfG finds staff move on more rapidly in the UK than in other civil services and puts cost of churn at £74m a year
Reports claim the bloc could reopen exit talks if a clear parliamentary consensus emerges in Westminster.
Jonathan Slater urges staff to put themselves forward for “vital” roles
Government Legal Department perm sec is one of just six lawyers recognised for non-court work
Department offers up to £117k for deputy director with “exceptional” skills
Only the Scottish Government has said it will pay civil servants' application costs.
The transport secretary defended the department's decision to award a £13.8m contract to a company that owns no ferries.
"There is now a much greater turnover in government departments. If we don’t have people who learn these corporate lessons, we will make the same mistakes," warns British Academy chief