With the end of 2018 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top civil servants to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2019 – and tell us who would turn on their town’s Christmas lights. Cabinet secretary Sir Mark Sedwill kicks off our Whitehall roundup
Planning for EU exit means a host of policy areas are being ignored, according to MPs
New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People
John Manzoni and Sir Mark Sedwill share "inconvenient" warnings about "disorderly" no-deal Brexit.
Programme has consistently fallen well short of recruitment goals, NAO report finds
With the end of 2018 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top civil servants to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2019 – and tell us who would turn on their town’s Christmas lights.
Vallance also announced he had appointed a chief scientific adviser to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
The biography examines 70 years of history between government and academia as well as the changing relationship between TV and politics
Department looks to put 50-strong team on standby for Brexit-related crises
Department told it must demonstrate ‘operational capacity’ and ability to ensure claimant welfare before mass transfer begins
May travels to Brussels today “seeking legal and political assurances” to concerns expressed about Northern Ireland backstop
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