Transparency & Open Data
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
We shouldn't have to wait until the wheels fall off to find that cuts to services have gone way beyond any sustainable level, argues the former DWP permanent secretary
Watchdog’s anger follows government response to committee’s Grimstone Review findings
Treasury and Cabinet Office vow to better align much-criticised SDPs with Brexit planning and Whitehall's ongoing £3.5bn efficiency review. But they reject calls to bring the public documents in line with the more detailed internal versions
The Treasury announced this week that Sir Michael Barber – former head of the Blair-era Prime Minister's Delivery Unit – will be heading up the latest in a long line of reviews of civil service efficiency. Adrian Brown, who has worked closely with Barber, spells out what Whitehall can expect.
After decades of reviews aimed at driving down the civil service's running costs, Sir Michael Barber, former chief of Blair's delivery unit, is hailed by one Whitehall-watcher as "much less celebrity and much more focused on getting the job done"
Public Chairs Forum, Association of Chief Executives and the Institute for Government will track progress on the Cabinet Office's bid to improve relationships between departments and ALBs
A new blind recruitment system being trialled in some parts of the civil service could be rolled out right across the organisation if its pilots prove successful, CSW has been told.
Chief people officer Rupert McNeil (pictured) says current recruitment technology is “40 or 50 years out of date”
Statements and press releases gave misleading picture of reduction in homelessness, the UK Statistics Authority finds, because press and policy teams failed to consult with statisticians before publication
Civil service chief John Manzoni laments NHS care.data "misstep" – and sets out Whitehall's vision for big data
Retaining public trust “absolutely critical" to plans for data-drive government, says the civil service CEO
Departmental data release breaks down £583m spend on foreign outposts during 2015-16
HMRC programme director Mike Howes-Roberts calls for "honest and candid dialogue" with other departments as he confirms tax authority will not make full use of much-heralded GDS platform