Reform think tank calls for rethink on civil service management style as it predicts more than 130,000 administrative-level civil service jobs could be automated in the next ten years
If you had one wish for your work, what would it be? Alex Starritt asked officials from across the UK and around the world that very question. Their answers were strikingly similar
Exclusive: Cabinet secretary says reform agenda remains "strongly supported by ministers" after several key Francis Maude-era initiatives are scrapped, but stresses focus on "embedding leadership at a departmental level"
Data Science Accelerator programme adds a new hub as Government Digital Service aims to sharpen Whitehall's use of data
Cross-department team behind HR reform proposals wins Reimagine Challenge. Matt Ross reports
Brexit: former civil service head Lord Kerslake calls for independent review of civil service capacity
Former head of the civil service Lord Kerslake urges government to "pause, review, take stock of what it has in front of it and then revisit the question of capacity"
National Audit Office finds “no evidence" chief social worker influenced decision to award contracts to consultancy she used to hold shares in — but raises concern over the way the department sought to manage conflicts of interest
Public Accounts Committee urges Cabinet Office to boost departments’ oversight of quangos – and share accountability good practice more widely
As the civil service tries to put meat on the bones of its social mobility strategy, Matt Foster meets the people trying to make the organisation more welcoming to staff from working class backgrounds – and shake off Whitehall’s “white, male and Oxbridge” image for good
KPMG's Chloe Burton offers her thoughts on how the introduction of a Prisoner Performance Manager could help reduce reoffending by incentivising good behaviour through support provisions that go beyond the prison walls.
HMRC chief Jon Thompson (pictured) says reorganising four existing lines of business into a more simplified structure will ensure that HMRC is "fit for the future" – as union says there is "nervousness" among some staff over timing of the changes
It’s the biggest project on the government’s infrastructure shopping list, but KPMG's Sue Kershaw reckons HS2 will rely on people management as much as pile-drivers.