Transparency & Open Data
Figures find the civil service has aged since 2010, but HM Treasury is one of five departments where the number of employees under the age of 30 has increased.
Changes to be judged on how funding can promote sustainability of services and reduce worklessness
Former Treasury civil servant Sir David Norgrove wants to raise the status of statisticians and economists in government
Committee on Standards in Public Life investigation will examine the case for beefed-up rules on extra work, and the potential for conflicts of interest
Cabinet secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood among those to welcome appointment to top security post
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
PACAC slams the “absence of safeguards” to ensure prime ministers do not bypass proper cabinet procedures, and urges government to publish the lessons it has learned from Chilcot Inquiry
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