It was only ten years ago that a single, central, body was given the authority to co-ordinate strategy to ensure national security. Darragh McElroy charts the creation of the National Security Council and describes the main challenges it faces today.
ARNOLD, the Government Communication Service’s very first robot, is making a huge difference to the speed and effectiveness of communications between the Department for Education and the public.
Mark Cheeseman, Deputy Director of the Counter Fraud Centre of Expertise in Cabinet Office, writes that in its professionalisation of counter fraud in the public sector, the UK is establishing itself as a world leader.
Shevaun Haviland, Deputy Director of the Government’s Business Partnerships Team, explains how building long-term partnerships between business and government can help us to tackle the UK’s biggest social and economic challenges, and create a fairer, more inclusive, society.
Matthew Coats, Director General, EU Exit Implementation, looks in detail at the wide-ranging Civil Service preparations for the UK's withdrawal from the EU, including in the event of there being ‘no deal’.
Sir Mark Sedwill answers questions on a range of issues, from how he sees the role of Cabinet Secretary, to the challenges facing the Civil Service.
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 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018 was the biggest event of its kind ever held in the UK. What were the keys to its success? We asked Harriet Matthews, Director of Policy for CHOGM.
How has the approach to government communications changed over the last 100 years, and what lessons have we learnt?