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UK Export Finance appoints new CTO

10 July 2017

Jem Eskenazi leaves European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to join UK’s official export credit agency 

Latest civil service & public affairs moves — July 10

7 July 2017

New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People

Most DWP job losses 'will be back office staff'

7 July 2017

David Gauke tells MPs fewer than 100 of the planned 750 Jobcentre redundancies will be frontline roles

UK civil service ‘only the fourth best in the world’

6 July 2017

Study finds Whitehall is the world’s most effective civil service for generating policy, but falls down ranking in areas like financial management and digital services

Whitehall’s chief people officer acknowledges need for greater civil service pay flexibility

6 July 2017

Rupert McNeil said professions will play a key role in ensuring the civil service can offer pay packages that attract and retain talented people

Whitehall taskforce to spearhead Grenfell recovery effort

5 July 2017

New group will help “put in place the foundations” for recovery, says communities secretary

FDA union urges ministers to ‘put money where their mouth is’ to end Whitehall pay cap

5 July 2017

Union writes to ministers including Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt highlighting departments' ability to make case for pay deals above the 1% limit

Ethnic diversity drops in senior civil service

5 July 2017

Proportion of BAME staff in top grades has fallen since 2016, though number of women in these posts is rising

Government suppliers sign up to Whitehall prompt payment pledge

5 July 2017

Firms representing 40% of central government procurement spending agree to quicken payments to tackle £26bn backlog