Sir Chris Wormald introduces the 21st edition of Civil Service Quarterly. The lead item is a new interview with Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service Sir Mark Sedwill, while other articles focus on subjects ranging from the National Security Council, a decade after its creation, to how UK Research and Innovation is changing the way research is funded.
Tamsin Growney describes the depth and breadth of work required to ready Defra for EU Exit, and how this has influenced the way the department sees itself operating in the future.
Dame Sue Owen, retiring DCMS Permanent Secretary, talks about the guiding principles of her career and about what has changed - and, in some cases, stayed the same - over the course of it.
Twenty years after the creation of devolved administrations in Scotland and Wales, and the establishment of a new Northern Ireland Assembly, Welsh Government Permanent Secretary Shan Morgan sets out 10 things she has learned about devolution.
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.
As two GES professional describe, a priority for the new Government Economic Service degree programme was to secure applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.
Scottish Government Permanent Secretary Leslie Evans recounts how policy towards tackling knife crime in Scotland has undergone a sea change over the last decade.
Sir Chris Wormald introduces the 20th edition of Civil Service Quarterly, which features several articles focusing on the work of the Civil Service to prepare for the UK's withdrawal from the European Union.
Mark Carney takes questions on a range of challenges facing the Bank of England, from preparations for Brexit, to improving diversity and inclusion, and exploiting the potential in emerging technologies.
The annual Civil Service Awards recognise inspirational individuals and innovative projects and encourage best practice. Some of the 2018 winners talk about their work and what winning means to them.
Latvia’s Ambassador to the UK assesses the practical and symbolic importance to her country of free and open public institutions.