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Loading BEIS: how a government department is created

12 October 2017

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy was created in July 2016 as part of changes announced when Theresa May became prime minister. Civil Service World met Angie...

HM Courts and Tribunals Service’s Susan Acland-Hood on digital courts, making big changes and her Whitehall hammock

6 October 2017

As head of HM Courts and Tribunals Service, the Ministry of Justice executive agency that runs the judicial system in England and Wales, Susan Acland-Hood is overseeing wide-ranging reforms to the...

How The National Archives is digitising 1,000 years of history

6 October 2017

Digital director John Sheridan tells Civil Service World's sister publication PublicTechnology about changes not only to how the UK’s official archive operates, but to the very...

How civil servants can make the most of automation

3 October 2017

Technology may never replace the need for human civil servants, but our panel of experts recognised a direction of travel. Colin Marrs reports from a CSW round table

How to put data to good use in government

29 September 2017

Civil servants have access to an unprecedented amount of data, but how can they better use it to improve citizen outcomes? Geoffrey Lyons reports on a recent round table discussion

Interview: DWP's Kit Collingwood-Richardson on One Team Government and bridging Whitehall's digital divide

25 September 2017

The One Team Government movement has big ambitions to reform how Whitehall works by getting different professions and departments to work better together. PublicTechnology meets its co-...

Inclusive growth: a policymaker's guide

21 September 2017

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

Antonia Romeo on running the new Department for International Trade and cross-Whitehall working on Brexit

18 September 2017

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,...

Oliver Morley on how to unlock the car of the future and the impact of pay restraint on DVLA

18 August 2017

The DVLA chief executive explains to Civil Service World how the agency has been transformed into a digital business, and what Whitehall can learn from its base in Swansea

Top civil servants on how departments can collaborate to increase international trade

14 August 2017

In the wake of the Brexit vote, there is a pressing need for government organisations to work together to drive international trade. Jonathan Owen reports on a round table where some of Britain’s...