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...
Central procurement agency announces that it is to phase out reliance on managed service fees
Exclusive: Civil service workforce plan launches with promise to increase specialisation, improve training – and review the civil service "reward offer"
Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy says lack of Brexit planning "indicated the prioritisation of political interests above national security,"
Contracting firms’ share prices have been yo-yoing, but all the Conservative leadership contenders are on-side and some are positively bullish about expanding private sector involvement
Watchdog suggests Home Office and NHS England tighten joint-working arrangements in future outsourcing deals
John Manzoni on shared services; Land Registry privatisation paused; and the case against civil service diversity quotas – three non-Brexit stories you may have missed
While all the focus in recent days may have been on the consequences of Britain's historic decision to quit the European Union, that doesn't mean life in Whitehall ground to a halt. Here are three key, non-Brexit stories you may have missed since the referendum result
Sue Higgins: There's a real appetite for devolution – but the government's plans lack clear direction
Sue Higgins, who leads work on local government for the National Audit Office spending watchdog, says any government wanting to take forward the government devolution agenda will need to ensure that questions of accountability and resourcing are answered
CCS says it is "considering the longer term opportunities and will be advising ministers" on what Brexit means for public sector procurement
Competition and Markets Authority warns that cartels can lead to overcharges of 10% to 20%
New Government Commercial Organisation to employ "hundreds" of senior commercial staff on better pay and terms
Exclusive: Documents seen by CSW confirm that commercial staff are set to get higher base pay and work directly for the centre of government – if they're deemed up to the job. Read on for full details of the major reorganisation of civil service commercial now underway
Single Source Regulations Office chair Clive Tucker says there are “compelling reasons” to enhance his watchdog's authority over non-competitive military contracts
New figures from the Management Consultancies Association show another year-on-year rise in public sector consultancy spending – but totals remain well below 2009 peak