The incoming – or returning – prime minister may want to stamp his or her authority on government by rearranging departments, but new research lays bare the total costs involved in creating new departments.
Access talks can be a vital part of preparation for government.
MPs with ambitions of being put in charge of a department must prepare, plan and set priorities now if they want to make an impact.
How universities, research councils and funding councils can better support policy engagement
The impact of Brexit is being felt throughout government
Staff turnover is weakening the civil service
This report examines current practice in how business cases are used within government departments’ transformation teams.
Ministers should be called to explain when things go wrong under their watch – even if they are no longer in office.
This report summarises the findings from a second survey of public bodies.
The UK has made a lot of progress on government data in recent years. But problems remain.