MPs get update on outsourced prisons contract as Cabinet Office reports public services are being maintained
Confirmation of the new ministerial portfolios following last week’s reshuffle reveals switch in...
Worrying projections about our “unsustainable” public finances mean the rhetoric around decentralisation must now become a reality
Internal message to HM Revenue & Customs staff – seen by CSW – acknowledges that its estate overhaul will save less than expected, but dismisses talk of a major rethink as "just wrong"
NAO chief says it is time for the department to “step back and consider” its estates strategy as HMRC acknowledges its plans to close most offices will take longer, cost more, and save less than expected
MP calls for further investigation into a contract between UKTI and a consultancy firm which was cancelled after officials raised concerns over invoicing
The drive to achieve greater consistency in the relationships between departments and ALBs is welcome, says Chris Banks of the Public Chairs' Forum – but it's time to move away from the "parent-child" model
Find out which civil servants and departmental teams are in the running for an award
Acoba suggests "senior, independent, board-level oversight" could help ensure compliance with rules governing post-Whitehall careers of former officials and ministers
Duncan Selbie interview: "We've doubled healthcare spending in the past 20 years, yet the health gap has not closed"
Public Health England’s many responsibilities range from obesity to global pandemics, but public protection and promoting healthy life choices are at the heart of them all. Mark Leftly does the rounds with PHE’s chief executive, Duncan Selbie
Tax authority's chief exec tells MPs that Whitehall has clear lessons to learn from failings with outsourced tax credit checking deal
As departments work hard to deliver reforms and savings, how can they ensure opportunities for connecting are identified and exploited? That was the question put before participants at a recent Civil Service World round table. Mark Smulian reports
As the civil service tries to put meat on the bones of its social mobility strategy, Matt Foster meets the people trying to make the organisation more welcoming to staff from working class backgrounds – and shake off Whitehall’s “white, male and Oxbridge” image for good
Former Highways England boss Graham Dalton joins Ministry of Defence’s property division