Last year’s novichok attacks in Salisbury brought global threats to the doorstep of the government’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory. Chief executive Gary Aitkenhead tells Richard Johnstone how it is responding to the changing world
Rapid job changes across government costs money and is bad for policy. So why does it persist?
Committee also calls on government to embed UN sustainable development goals in departmental plans
The Home Affairs Committee urged the government to pay greater attention to its "duty of care" as it prepares to hand out £4bn worth of new contracts.
Programme has consistently fallen well short of recruitment goals, NAO report finds
Department looks to put 50-strong team on standby for Brexit-related crises
At a time of turmoil in government, the latest trust rankings for top professions provide a fillip for civil servants – and for trade union bosses
Whitehall projects chief to chair body constructing cross-London line as it is revealed project faces further delays to opening and requires £1.4bn in extra funds
When we evaluate public policy we reach for the rational lexicon, but this risks creating cold and ineffective public services
Local proposals to implement the government’s major economic plan are required by early 2020
DfID’s Fergus McBean won the Use of Evidence Award at this year’s Civil Service Awards through an innovative approach to inform cholera prevention in war-torn Yemen. He tells Naomi Larsson how the department did it
Analysis finds Theresa May's proposal would have lowest economic impact