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The British PM has set out her stall for EU exit talks, and she’s offering few...
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Ripples around the world: Brexit’s implications for Europe and beyond
The UK referendum vote to leave the EU will have consequences far beyond the...
- Posted January 4, 2017
Responding to the Brexit challenge: a round table debate
The UK’s civil servants are working hard to understand the likely impacts of Brexit,...
- Posted December 8, 2016
Michael Wernick, Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet, Canada: Exclusive Interview
Two years ago, Michael Wernick was contemplating retirement; now he’s Canada’s top official. Matt...
- Posted October 6, 2016
Why the British PM is pursuing a Brexit she doesn’t believe in: Analysis
It is becoming clear that the UK is heading for a ‘hard’ Brexit, leaving...
- Posted October 3, 2016
Margus Sarapuu, head of ‘Zero Bureaucracy’ task force, government of Estonia: Exclusive Interview
As the Estonian government’s director of strategy, Margus Sarapuu made it his mission to...
- Posted September 29, 2016
Leslie Evans, Permanent Secretary to the Scottish Government: Exclusive Interview
As Brexit looms, the Scottish Government’s civil service chief must both deliver for her...
- Posted September 15, 2016
Lord O’Donnell, former Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service, UK: Exclusive Interview
Ten weeks on from the UK’s EU referendum, former cabinet secretary Sir Gus O’Donnell...
- Posted September 5, 2016
Rolf Alter, Director for Public Governance and Territorial Development, OECD: exclusive interview
Rolf Alter, who leads a 200-strong team at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and...
- Posted September 2, 2016
Criminal evidence: examining what works in cutting crime
The explosion in data and evidence about crime should have transformed how governments handle...
- Posted August 10, 2016
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Canada offers civil service opportunities to indigenous students
The Canadian government has launched a drive to attract more young civil servants from...
- Posted February 13, 2017
Top officials gather to tackle shared challenges
Civil service leaders are gathering in Singapore today to discuss some of the biggest...
- Posted February 10, 2017
US foreign service vacuum as Trump purges public servants
The entire top management team of the US state department left government last week,...
- Posted January 30, 2017
Populism enables ‘endemic corruption’, report warns
Transparency International has warned of “endemic corruption” in public sectors all over the world,...
- Posted January 26, 2017
New European Parliament president sets conciliatory tone on Brexit
The new centre-right president of the European Parliament has told the UK prime minister...
- Posted January 24, 2017