OPINION: From spad to good? After Timothy and Hill, now is the time to end government by fear and abuse
The former DWP permanent secretary argues for a return to civility in the corridors of power,...
FCO perm sec Simon McDonald has told MPs he is “hopeful” that the Treasury will announce a new fund to recruit trade policy staff in today’s Autumn Statement
"Brexit will be a true test of whether SDPs are fit for purpose", says the Public Accounts Committee
May wants "incremental change" not "radical reform" of Whitehall, says first civil service commissioner Ian Watmore
Exclusive: Ian Watmore tells CSW he is "absolutely convinced" that the current crop of ministers "wants to preserve Northcote-Travelyan" model of an impartial civil service, as he sets out focus on diversity, skills and leadership
Mayank Prakash scoops UK IT Industry Award as department denies rumours of a project overspend
Letwin says Brexit means reallocating resources, not hiring new staff – as No 10 slams "leaked memo"
Former Cabinet Office minister says he "very much" doubts more staff will be needed for Brexit and says departments can "reallocate" existing officials – as Downing Street claims leaked memo may be an attempt by consultants to win business
Manzoni and Gummer convene refreshed advisory panel as government reiterates commitment to channel 33% of procurement spend through SMEs
Senior DH official will need to show “flexibility, adaptability and resilience"
"Shadow" body takes shape ahead of next year's move to centralise ownership of government estate and charge departments market-level rent
Microsoft's Natalia Boldyreva looks at how Office 365 can fundamentally transform how government work gets done
After a career in journalism spanning the Financial Times, The Times and Prospect, Bronwen Maddox has taken the helm of the Institute for Government. She tells Jess Bowie about her vision for the IfG’s future – and spills the beans on dinner with Russian president Vladimir Putin
"We need to go back, we need to re-plan, we need to be realistic, we can't do it all", says civil service chief executive
The drive to achieve greater consistency in the relationships between departments and ALBs is welcome, says Chris Banks of the Public Chairs' Forum – but it's time to move away from the "parent-child" model