Chief people officer Rupert McNeil (pictured) says current recruitment technology is “40 or 50 years out of date”
Tory former Cabinet Office heavyweight heaps praise on staff at the centre of government – but...
Ex-Treasury perm sec challenges David Davis's claims about the civil service's readiness for Brexit, as his former colleague Lord O'Donnell warns of major task presented by Great Repeal Bill
Regulatory Policy Committee says it is "disappointed" that departments appear to be diverting resources away from providing rigorous assessment of their decisions
Whitehall & Industry Group accolade lauds “exemplary leadership” driven by cross-sector learning
Department says it is "committed to Verify as the single identification service for individuals and is fully focused on delivering this", amid questions over its use of an alternative to the Cabinet Office-backed platform
Former Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs perm sec Bronwyn Hill tells CSW that Brexit offers the chance to rethink UK's rural subsidy system
Peter Riddell calls for stronger diversity monitoring rules, as government plans a “stock take” of gender balance across public boards
UK Government Investments – which leads on the management and privatisation of state assets – seeks new director
Treasury is "overbearing" and "overstretched", warns Lord Kerslake – but review stops short of calling for break-up
Former head of the civil service's review for Labour says Treasury must "up its game" on financial expertise; do more to support regional growth; and stop "second guessing" departments
Some staff are still uncertain about joining the GCO, Institute for Government researchers find, though the reforms to improve commercial capability are already making an impact
DWP perm sec Robert Devereux defends Jobcentre closure plan: "I'm not intending to lose staff in this process"
Department for Work and Pensions' top official tells MPs that his department "can't sit on an estate that's too big and not do something about it"
Special report: How the new Government Property Agency is aiming to revolutionise the civil service estate
Later this year, ownership of much of the government estate will be passed to a new Government Property Agency – with departments charged market-level rent for their offices in a bid to drive down costs. Mark Leftly listens in as the GPA's top team explains why the new approach to the government's estate is about more than just saving money
Automation will need to be handled with sensitivity by managers – but any upgrade in public services must start with the workforce, argues Alexander Hitchcock of the Reform think tank