Chief Executive of the Civil Service John Manzoni looks at how the principles of Smarter Working are supporting the creation of a brilliant Civil Service.
Analysis and factual trends
Scottish Government Permanent Secretary Leslie Evans recounts how policy towards tackling knife crime in Scotland has undergone a sea change over the last decade.
With preparations for the 2019 Spending Review under way, Sir Michael Barber fills in the background to his independent report on government’s management of public money.
How the Digital Economy Act is revolutionising the way services are delivered across government.
Poli Stuart-Lacey, Director of Communications at HM Revenue & Customs, explains the rationale behind the move “from tax man to tax duck”, and how it increased Self Assessment compliance rates.
Iain Forbes, Head of the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, recounts how government set about creating a regulatory framework for a technology - self-driving vehicles - that is still being developed.
James Turner, a deputy director in the Office of Government Property, outlines how the Government Estate Strategy aims to deliver on the ambition to provide an estate that works for everyone.
Mark Cheeseman, Deputy Director, Public Sector Fraud, surveys the fraud landscape and explains the rationale behind the creation of a specialist Government Counter Fraud Profession.
The delivery of the Government’s manifesto commitment to 30 hours of free childcare for eligible 3- and 4-year-olds in England is an object lesson in collaboration between departments.
Caroline Low, Director of Heathrow Expansion, recounts the work of the Department for Transport in gaining agreement for a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport.