Queen's Birthday Honours: knighthoods for perm secs Tom Scholar and Chris Wormald while Shan Morgan becomes a dame
Queen’s Birthday Honours list also includes knighthood for UN under-secretary general Stephen O’...
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
As well as leading the Ministry of Justice through a time of immense challenge and change, Richard Heaton is also busy trying to break down the barriers holding back black and minority ethnic civil servants. He tells Suzannah Brecknell why he’s optimistic about the future. Photos: Paul Heartfield