Cabinet Office and Scottish Government among eight organisations given red rating for recruitment capability, while Treasury identified as paying 20% over an advertised salary range without seeking authorisation
Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee calls for government to quicken response to MPs warnings over cyber security
The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee’s report on the lessons from the EU referendum raises a number of important issues that deserve further attention.
Foreign secretary’s mayoral fixer becomes non-executive director at King Charles Street
Public Accounts Committee report on outsourced tax credits debacle says agency lacked the commercial capacity for the payment-by-results deal
Committee on Standards in Public Life investigation will examine the case for beefed-up rules on extra work, and the potential for conflicts of interest
National Audit Office says department’s attempts to address delays have compressed its Carrier Strike delivery schedule and “added risk with limited contingency”
DCLG confirms it is also ditching the use of the phrase "turned around" to describe families who have been subject to interventions under the programme
Watchdog’s anger follows government response to committee’s Grimstone Review findings
Civil service chief John Manzoni says good relationships between departments and their agencies are built on "trust, clarity of accountability" and a "shared understanding of purpose and outcomes"
Regulatory Policy Committee says it is "disappointed" that departments appear to be diverting resources away from providing rigorous assessment of their decisions
From pensions to student loans, actuaries play a vital role in analysis risk right across government. Here, the government actuary explains his work
MPs quiz three departmental chiefs on the role of special advisers – and the impact of briefings against civil servants