Tony Meggs interview: Infrastructure chief on improving delivery and getting project management professionals into Whitehall's most senior roles
After a career at the top of industry, Tony Meggs joined the civil service to lead Whitehall’s...
National Audit Office says department did not look carefully enough at other ways to fund new nuclear plant
Martin Stanley recalls his own shift into the world of watchdogs and introduces his new ‘Understanding Regulation’ website
Ministers accused of having to bow to demands to keep manufacturing jobs in Britain after Brexit
New department says £125k role will focus on developing its “underpinning foundations”, building values and forming its culture
Alexandra Jones set to leave Centre for Cities to take up new role
After the merger of DECC and BIS, the new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy's permanent secretary Alex Chisholm tells CSW that his department's low ranking for "organisational objectives and purpose" will be addressed in the next Civil Service People Survey
Watchdog cites failure to get Treasury agreement for scheme's lifetime funding as contributing factor to the cancellation of a £100m competition
Climate sceptics were jubilant when Theresa May announced the end of a dedicated climate change department. But, as Professor Sam Fankhauser of the Grantham Research Institute argues, bringing together the teams working to cut carbon with those drawing up industrial policy could be a smart move
Martin Donnelly and Alex Chisholm leading the newly-created department as joint permanent secretaries
Sir Andrew Cahn says seismic shifts in departmental structures risk significantly delaying crucial post-EU referendum policy work.
New Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy swallows up DECC and BIS — full details and reaction
The new prime minister Theresa May has triggered a major overhaul of Whitehall. CSW has full the details on what the merger of the energy and business departments will mean for staff and policy
Here's what civil service policymakers must learn from David MacKay, DECC's brilliant former science chief
The former Energy and Climate Change chief scientist, who died earlier this year, taught his department how to do policymaking without the hot air – by making the process data-led, iterative and open