National Audit Office says department’s attempts to address delays have compressed its Carrier Strike delivery schedule and “added risk with limited contingency”
Centralised purchasing body still needs to develop full business case, according to committee...
Interim chief stepping up to permanent role, as the agency in charge of government procurement oversees a shift in its funding model
Report commissioned by the Public Accounts Committee finds no repeat of outsourcing firm’s failings with GP data service
Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs committee chairman says opening up civil service recruitment to outsiders is welcome, but a "second-best objective" when organisation should be building its own capability
McKibbin says it has been "an honour and a privilege" to lead the separate Northern Ireland Civil Service since 2011
PCS union says plan to move organisation employing more than 4,000 civil servants into the private sector appears to have been "quietly dropped" after it fails to appear in the new Neighbourhood Planning Bill
Council chiefs urge greater say in DWP's replacement for the Work Programme
Interview – FCO Services chief exec Danny Payne: “Confidence has increased ever since we became a commercial entity"
There’s more to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office than diplomacy and policy, with the government department harbouring one of the most overtly commercial operations in the civil service. Danny Payne, chief executive of FCO Services, tells CSW’s Jonathan Owen how the trading fund set up less than a decade ago has come of age
Confidence, and a more commercial attitude towards project delivery, leads to better outcomes, FCO Services chief executive Danny Payne tells CSW
Land Registry privatisation: Tory committee chair Bernard Jenkin warns against sale for a "quick profit"
The Land Registry "must remain an essential arm of the state", says Conservative committee chair Bernard Jenkin, amid doubts over whether the government's privatisation plans will go ahead
Major speech by the head of the public spending watchdog warns ministers to stop asking the civil service to run on "perpetual overload"
Commercial Standards are getting an overhaul, the Cabinet Office confirms, but wider "Blueprints" are still not finished
"Senior cadre" of specialists will sit outside of the familiar Whitehall hierarchy as part of efforts to give them a more clearly-defined career structure