The justice system in England and Wales is in the middle of an ambitious programme of modernisation to make it more transparent, accessible and efficient. Susan Acland-Hood, CEO of HM Courts & Tribunals Service, charts the progress of the reforms.
Making organisations work well
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 Government Internal Audit Agency joins up audit professionals across government, providing assurance on how customers manage
risks to their business objectives.
The new Success Profiles will allow managers to take a broader view of job candidates and whether they have the right skills, experience, behaviours and strengths for the role.
The Government Commercial Function was instrumental in cushioning the impact of the collapse of Carillion, a major supplier of services to government.
Robotics, or robotic process automation, are already in use in government and have the potential to help civil servants work more efficiently and effectively, and in more rewarding roles.
Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom MP underlines the importance of civil servants having the skills to support ministers on parliamentary business.
Tony Meggs, Chief Executive of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, suggests how we can avoid the pitfalls and improve the probability of successful delivery of government policy.
Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service Jeremy Heywood reflects on the contribution of the Civil Service to date in delivering on the EU referendum result.