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US army chief's warning on UK defence spend

Monday 2 March 2015

The head of the US army has said he is "very concerned" about the UK's ability to meet its Nato defence spending commitments.

Drug-drive changes and "drugalysers" come into force

Monday 2 March 2015

New regulations aimed at stopping people driving while on drugs have come into force in England and Wales.

Departmentalism doesn’t make sense for digital

Thursday 26 February 2015

Government Digital Services director Mike Bracken predicts shakeup for Whitehall structures as a result of digital service delivery.

Civil servants told to be more “social media savvy”

Thursday 26 February 2015

Civil servants have been told to use more social media as part of a Cabinet Office drive to improve Whitehall's digital skills.

Civil servants should be trained in design – MPs

Monday 23 February 2015

Design should be a "central pillar of government policy" and civil servants should receive basic design training, a cross-party group of MPs...

Northamptonshire County Council outsources services and redeploys staff

Thursday 19 February 2015

Plans to outsource all services and make cuts of £68m have been approved by Northamptonshire County Council.

Complaints from small firms trigger inquiry into Capita deal

Thursday 19 February 2015

The National Audit Office is reviewing the £250m contract awarded to Capita in 2012.

Building and Leading Authentic Organisations Seminar

Wednesday 18 February 2015

The Civil Service College is running short, complementary seminars on Building and Leading Authentic Organisations.

Lords say digital skills will make or break the UK

Tuesday 17 February 2015

The UK is at a tipping point: The country is not addressing its significant digital skills shortage and an incoming Government urgently needs...

NHS reorganisation was disastrous, says King's Fund

Friday 6 February 2015

Radical changes to the way the NHS in England is organised have been "disastrous" and "distracted" from patient care, leading analysts say.

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