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
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