Practice

Non-executive directors: How useful have they really been?

10 May 2017

Little is known about the contribution of non-executives in Whitehall departments since their role was expanded in 2010. A new study aims to find out how they work

Extent of changes to GDS top team revealed

3 May 2017

Shake-up at top of Government Digital Service becomes more apparent as former director of digital engagement Wendy Coello announces new role at the Co-op

Both Conservative and Labour manifestos threaten public services, IFS warns

26 May 2017

Influential research institute says main parties’ policy proposals – including on public-sector pay – mask the real choices facing the nation and their consequences

Bright ideas: How could an industrial strategy affect public services?

25 May 2017

Theresa May’s fledgling post-Brexit industrial strategy seeks to use government purchasing power to boost UK business if the Conservatives remain in power. Colin Marrs looks at historical...

Department of Health backed in purdah row

25 May 2017

UK Statistics Authority says NHS Improvement does not have to publish quarterly performance figures before general election

Both Conservative and Labour manifestos threaten public services, IFS warns

26 May 2017

Influential research institute says main parties’ policy proposals – including on public-sector pay – mask the real choices facing the nation and their consequences

Highest paying Whitehall departments revealed

26 May 2017

Senior civil service has biggest range of average salaries of any grade across Whitehall, with Treasury chiefs paid least

Six things civil servants should know about Brexit

22 May 2017

The launch event for Brexit Exchange in London highlighted key points for civil servants to keep in mind as the Brexit talks get serious

Bright ideas: How could an industrial strategy affect public services?

25 May 2017

Theresa May’s fledgling post-Brexit industrial strategy seeks to use government purchasing power to boost UK business if the Conservatives remain in power. Colin Marrs looks at historical...

Running to catch up? How the public and charity sectors are more similar than you think

25 May 2017

Dan Corry, former special adviser and head of the charity think tank NPC, argues that the public and charity sectors must learn from each other as they face joint challenges of capacity,...

UK retains pole position on open data

24 May 2017

World Wide Web Foundation, founded by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, releases the fourth edition of its Open Data Barometer

Bright ideas: How could an industrial strategy affect public services?

25 May 2017

Theresa May’s fledgling post-Brexit industrial strategy seeks to use government purchasing power to boost UK business if the Conservatives remain in power. Colin Marrs looks at historical...

Highest paying Whitehall departments revealed

26 May 2017

Senior civil service has biggest range of average salaries of any grade across Whitehall, with Treasury chiefs paid least

Department of Health backed in purdah row

25 May 2017

UK Statistics Authority says NHS Improvement does not have to publish quarterly performance figures before general election