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Peter Riddell: Departments should prepare now for impact of Brexit on public appointments

4 July 2017

Public appointments watchdog flags likelihood that Brexit will lead to a rise in public appointments and cautions government is already struggling to attract high quality, diverse candidates

No going back on shift away from big IT vendors, says former No. 10 policy guru

4 July 2017

Taking a punt on a start-up is better than explaining costly failures to the Public Accounts Committee, according to Daniel Korski

 

Northern Ireland: Government prepared to set Stormont budget as power-sharing talks remain deadlocked

4 July 2017

Civil servants in Northern Ireland have been taking spending decisions for more than three months following deadlocked talks to create a new power-sharing executive

DCMS gets new name in digital rebrand

3 July 2017

Renaming the ministry the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport acknowledges how its responsibilities have changed, says minister

End to 1% pay cap ‘must not exclude civil servants’

3 July 2017

Public and Commercial Services union say ending the cap only for professions covered by pay review bodies would not be acceptable

Latest civil service & public affairs moves — July 3

3 July 2017

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

Theresa May 'agrees to lift public sector pay cap’

30 June 2017

Plan would allow pay review bodies to recommend increases above 1%, which means it might not apply across the civil service

Major projects struggle because civil servants 'do not understand the risks'

29 June 2017

Institute for Government says High Speed 1 rail link and Thames Tideway tunnel are among projects where government may have made the wrong investment decision