Society & Culture
‘It’s disturbing to see yourself played on stage’: Bernard Jenkin MP reviews new musical based on Kids Company hearing
The chair of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee finds the Donmar’s new musical Committee a fair and compelling portrayal of the hearing on the collapse of Kids Company
Dan Corry, former special adviser and head of the charity think tank NPC, argues that the public and charity sectors must learn from each other as they face joint challenges of capacity, governance and transformation
Two-thirds of charities who have contracts with the public sector need to use their own funds to deliver these contracts, according to think tank NPC
Momentous life events remind us why the last thing we need is politicians playing fast and loose with our public services
With staff numbers and responsibilities growing, DCMS is undergoing something of a renaissance. Permanent secretary Sue Owen tells Suzannah Brecknell about the importance of leadership, the value of culture, and the power of music
Continuing pay cap would mean up to 20% drop in average civil service earnings by 2020, union analysis reveals
As the civil service Fast Track apprenticeship programme opens for a new round of applications, the Cabinet Office's deputy director of early talent Greg Hobbs explains how the scheme can offer a springboard into a variety of government careers – and introduces two apprentices who've benefited from it
Civil service disability champion Philip Rutnam says a new best practice guide will help drive up the standards of workplace adjustments across government
Labour calls for opening up of “narrow, closed circle” at the top of Whitehall by including new Department for International Trade chief
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Communities secretary backs Casey review call for public office holders to swear an oath affirming "respect for the rule of law, equality and tolerance"
Treasury Solicitor Jonathan Jones on 2017 and what Brexit means for the the Government Legal Service
With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Jonathan Jones, Treasury Solicitor and head of the Government Legal Service, takes part in our annual perm secs round-up...
With the end of 2016 fast approaching, we asked the UK's top officials to look back at the year, outline their goals for 2017 – and shed some light on their festive favourites. Melanie Dawes, permanent secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government, takes part in our annual perm secs round-up...