Watchdog warns demands of service pressures, major projects and Brexit are outpacing Whitehall’s capacity to deliver at a time of staffing restrictions and spending restraint
Budget 2017: Hammond accused of "taking civil servants for granted" as he sticks to pre-Brexit cuts plans
Unions round on the chancellor as Budget sticks to George Osborne's 2015 departmental cuts plans...
This year's People Survey provides a snapshot of morale at Whitehall's newest organisations: the Department for Exiting the European Union, the Department for International Trade, and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Matt Foster crunches the numbers
Former Foreign Office permanent secretary warns Brexit committee over morale concerns if outside experts are paid more than civil servants delivering UK's exit from the EU
HMRC says Concentrix staff moving in-house are being given fresh training, as it confirms earlier-than-planned end to controversial fraud and error deal
David Cameron’s policy guru ruminates on his career over lunch with CSW's Suzannah Brecknell
Appointment will bring number of female permanent secretaries to five, partially reversing recent downturn
Union research shows Grade 6 staff have seen a 16% pay cut in take-home pay since 2011, amid warnings that rises at lower grades will fail to keep pace with the National Living Wage
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
DWP urged to review Jobcentre middle management capability – and give frontline staff more flexibility
Work and Pensions Committee says Work Coaches should be supported "to strike the right balance between coaching and conditionality", and warns of varying management quality across the Jobcentre Plus network
"We’re forever doing accountability ex-post," says the former cabinet secretary, as MPs kick off their new inquiry into the future of the civil service
Cabinet Office lays amended redundancy scheme before parliament after key unions back a deal – but the Public and Commercial Services union says refusal to extend deadline was an "unnecessary and spiteful insult"
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
Independence fears prompt U-turn as Children and Social Work Bill enters report stage in House of Lords