Today the Institute for Government and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) published a short report, looking at the Government’s progress in improving financial management. Overall, significant progress has been made, in stark contrast to many cross-departmental reforms which fail to make any tangible difference. But there is also still a long way to go. HM Treasury and the Chancellor need to build on what has been achieved to date. Here Julian McCrae...
The Supreme Court hearings on Article 50 are the biggest judicial intervention into government action we have seen in modern times. Dr Catherine Haddon argues that far from being in crisis, this is our constitution in practice.
The latest numbers on how civil servants feel about their departments – on everything from leadership to workload to pay – have just been published. Gavin Freeguard pulls out the key stories from this year's Civil Service People Survey, where 280,000 civil servants answered more than 60 questions during October 2016.
It’s often difficult to work out the evidence behind government announcements – whether we’re talking about reforming schools or changing the tax system. Jen Gold says this matters more than ever, given mistrust underlined by Brexit and Trump victories.