Government should look ‘very seriously’ at investing more in both cyber security and training, as investigation - and finger-pointing - over WannaCry continue
The big stink that ended a Fresh Start: what the Northern Ireland crisis means for its civil service
With a snap election looming after the Northern Ireland executive was brought down by a scandal over renewable heat incentives, Alan Bermingham explores the governance and public finance implications of the Stormont crisis
Minister Ben Gummer says his department is working with the Civil Service Commission to unwind coalition-era reforms – but questions remain over fate of staff already brought into government
Comes after supplier Concentrix "consistently failed to achieve more than half of its performance targets" during first year of its tax credit checks contract
Having cut the calendar of major fiscal events from two a year to just one, chancellor Philip Hammond must now use his extra time and energy to add some grit to the tax policymaking process
Cabinet Office-commissioned study backs the “default presumption of full-cost recovery” for regulatory activities
ACOBA approves return to Suffolk County Council for review of councillor remuneration
Scheme delivers strong value for money and has exceeded targets, Independent Commission for Aid Impact says, but officials could do more to help national governments improve the way cash is delivered
Internal message to HM Revenue & Customs staff – seen by CSW – acknowledges that its estate overhaul will save less than expected, but dismisses talk of a major rethink as "just wrong"
NAO chief says it is time for the department to “step back and consider” its estates strategy as HMRC acknowledges its plans to close most offices will take longer, cost more, and save less than expected
First Civil Service Commissioner Ian Watmore seeks team "to help get the best people into the top civil service jobs"
Guidance refresh deletes entire section on creation of “Extended Ministerial Offices”
Appointments watchdog Peter Riddell gives cautious welcome as Cabinet Office sets out new anti-cronyism rules
Public Appointments Commissioner concedes that not all of his Grimstone Review tweak proposals have been adopted