Professor Chris Whitty, interim Government Chief Scientific Adviser (GCSA) and CSA at the Department of Health, looks at how government scientific capability has been applied during national and international crises.
Imogen Fuller, Engagement Manager, Centre of Excellence for Information Sharing, describes how local communities around England are changing the way they share health and social care information, and how this approach is helping to improve services to patients.
John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the Civil Service and Cabinet Office Permanent Secretary, describes how government is changing to exploit the vast potential of data for making better policy and better services.
Clare Moriarty, Permanent Secretary at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, looks at the implications of the EU referendum result for her department and how it is responding.
Sir Simon McDonald, Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, summarises his department’s role in the post-referendum world.
Bryony Mathew, Deputy Ambassador, British Embassy, Phnom Penh, 2013-16, describes how she spotted an opportunity for the embassy to get involved in promoting STEM education while supporting UK expertise.
Government spends around £600 billion each year on running its business operations, and most government organisations have committed significant time and money to improve their management of these services. Rob Barnes, a civil servant on secondment to the National Audit …
Achieving complete gender balance throughout the Civil Service is a critical priority for the organisation. The UK Civil Service ranks as one of the highest in Europe for the proportion of women in senior roles, but there’s still more work to …
How can the UK affect global grain commodity markets when it only produces a fraction of their output? Ian Mitchell, former Deputy Chief Economist at the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, explains how his team applied the most innovative …
Operational Delivery is the Civil Service’s largest profession. In this article, James Bishop sets out the innovative work now taking place to help the profession’s 280,000 members learn new skills, progress their careers and ensure the Civil Service has the right operational capabilities for times of crisis and beyond.