PoliticsHome editor Laura Silver joins the podcast team to catch up on the extraordinary row over the Elgin Marbles.
The Maude review will be an important reference document for whoever lives in No.10.
This guest paper from Tim Leunig outlines a more cohesive way to approach cabinet formation
Size, structure and location of the civil service
Find the latest information about the size, structure, location and make-up of the civil service.
Civil service reform and accountability
Our recommendations for how the civil service can be improved, including on the accountability between the civil service, ministers and parliament.
Commission on the Centre of Government
How to radically improve the centre of government.
The IfG will bring together influential speakers and experts to explore the key questions for government in 2024.
The Rt Hon Lord Maude joined the IfG's Alex Thomas for an in conversation event.
Baroness Penn and Beth Russell joined us to discuss the impact of the Darlington Economic Campus on the civil service.
The future of civil service impartiality is in the spotlight. What can the UK learn from other countries?
Whitehall Monitor 2023
Our annual, data-driven assessment of the UK civil service – how it has changed and performed, and its priorities for the future.Download
Who exactly are civil servants and how many are there?
How high is staff turnover in the civil service?
We look at the average salaries across government departments.
What does the Civil Service People Survey tell us about civil servants' experience of working in government departments?
The Civil Service Code outlines the values and standards of behaviour that civil servants are expected to follow.
What does No.10 Downing Street do?
The Cabinet Office forms part of the centre of government, alongside 10 Downing Street and the Treasury. But what does it do?
This explainer looks at the role of permanent secretaries, the most senior rank of civil servant.
Broadly, there are five civil service job grades. We explain what they are and how civil service grade composition varies by department.
What proportion of civil servants are LGB+ – and how does this vary by seniority and department?
Where in the UK do civil servants work?
Access talks are meetings between the civil service and opposition parties, held in the run-up to a general election.
The diversity of faith in the civil service, and the steps being taken to support different faiths.
The age of the civil service can have consequences on the skills available to the civil service.