MPs warn that contract with Capita-led consortium has "failed to transform" Defence Infrastructure Organisation, and continued uncertainty will exacerbate ongoing recruitment challenges at the body set up to manage £31bn defence estate
Auditor general says he has support for plan from Whitehall permanent secretaries
National Audit Office says department’s attempts to address delays have compressed its Carrier Strike delivery schedule and “added risk with limited contingency”
Interview: GDS leader Kevin Cunnington on Whitehall 'self-help groups', spend controls and cold water swimming
After a tumultuous first six months as director general of the Government Digital Service, Kevin Cunnington has finally got the long-awaited Transformation Strategy off his desk and is looking forward to an office move. Rebecca Hill meets him.
The Government Digital Service is recruiting for a new service manager for its identity assurance programme Verify as as part of the push to increase users of the service by more than 20 million
The government is developing a dynamic mapping tool to help civil servants access information on transformation programmes, in a bid to cut out wasted effort and make sure projects are properly resourced
Public Accounts Committee says accountability system for major electrification programme was too complex, and casts doubt on cost estimates even after £1.2bn increase
UK Government Investments – which leads on the management and privatisation of state assets – seeks new director
Proper management of outsourced services is the only way to avoid the contracting fiascos of recent years, argues the IfG's Tom Gash
Special report: How the new Government Property Agency is aiming to revolutionise the civil service estate
Later this year, ownership of much of the government estate will be passed to a new Government Property Agency – with departments charged market-level rent for their offices in a bid to drive down costs. Mark Leftly listens in as the GPA's top team explains why the new approach to the government's estate is about more than just saving money
HMRC confirms it will look again at tax credits withdrawn by the US contractor
“Straightforward” Whitehall savings achieved, says Cabinet Office, as it claims £3bn in efficiencies
Fresh data flags more modest year-on-year savings, as Cabinet Office acknowledges that larger efficiencies "will only be achieved by total service transformation"