Ex-Treasury perm sec challenges David Davis's claims about the civil service's readiness for Brexit, as his former colleague Lord O'Donnell warns of major task presented by Great Repeal Bill
Public Accounts Committee says department still does not fully understand impact of benefit sanctions, and warns their use could have knock-on effects for other areas of government
COO, who can expect to earn up to £140,000, set to take a lead on new Brexit-focused department's HR, finance and estates strategy
Department seeks Office for Disability Issues chief and deputy director for Disability Employment Strategy Directorate
Former minister tells watchdog MPs Whitehall has made "bad mistakes" in outsourcing IT projects
NOMS chief executive Michael Spurr to lead new HM Prison and Probation Service, which goes live from April 1
DWP perm sec Robert Devereux defends Jobcentre closure plan: "I'm not intending to lose staff in this process"
Department for Work and Pensions' top official tells MPs that his department "can't sit on an estate that's too big and not do something about it"
Special report: How the new Government Property Agency is aiming to revolutionise the civil service estate
Later this year, ownership of much of the government estate will be passed to a new Government Property Agency – with departments charged market-level rent for their offices in a bid to drive down costs. Mark Leftly listens in as the GPA's top team explains why the new approach to the government's estate is about more than just saving money
Reform think tank calls for rethink on civil service management style as it predicts more than 130,000 administrative-level civil service jobs could be automated in the next ten years
HMRC confirms it will look again at tax credits withdrawn by the US contractor
“Straightforward” Whitehall savings achieved, says Cabinet Office, as it claims £3bn in efficiencies
Fresh data flags more modest year-on-year savings, as Cabinet Office acknowledges that larger efficiencies "will only be achieved by total service transformation"
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