The coalition government beefed up the role of departmental non-executives, and have encouraged talented people into the posts. But many gave found the roles frustrating and there is room to strengthen their contribution
The coalition government beefed up the role of departmental non-executives, and have encouraged...
Review of the role of non-executives concludes that few Whitehall boards are working well
Lord Bridges said there’s no time to focus on anything but Brexit-related priorities
A reform plan for national statistics is intended to improve the evidence available to policymakers. Iain Bell, the deputy national statistician for population and public policy statistics at the UK Statistics Authority, sets out how civil servants can help make this a reality.
Inclusive growth is the latest policy buzzword, and the government even has its own Inclusive Economy Unit. But what does it mean? Thomas Graham explains
Committee chair Bernard Jenkin says that Brexit will expose “where understandings are weak and where relationships are strained” in Whitehall
Tim Razzall tells Civil Service World he blames government for lack of vision on Brexit
Antonia Romeo on running the new Department for International Trade and cross-Whitehall working on Brexit
In her first interview as permanent secretary of the Department for International Trade, Antonia Romeo tells Richard Johnstone about the progress already made, and the Brexit challenges to come, for this brand new ministry.
Department’s most senior tax professional announces retirement at the end of the year
New document reveals plans to probe central government responses to previous high-rise fires and impact of any failings on west London tragedy
Cabinet secretary describes speech by former minister as an "inaccurate portrayal" of civil service, while chief executive says Whitehall is "deepening and accelerating" reforms
Moves to establish professions across government have made significant strides, but some functions are more advanced than others. Now is the time to quicken the reforms
Select committee chair seeks evidence base for “unfair” Staircase Tax
Cabinet Office to boost payments made under 2016 scheme after High Court challenge, but Manzoni moots replacement