All posts tagged "Reform"

  • Wayne Wouters to join Blackberry’s board of directors in Canada

    Canada’s former top civil servant Wayne Wouters has been appointed to the board of directors at Blackberry, the smartphone company. Wouters, who retired as clerk of the Privy Council in

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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  • OECD calls on Peru to boost productivity

    Peru has made significant economic and social progress, but further reforms are needed to achieve more inclusive and sustainable growth, a new OECD report says. While economic and social reforms

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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  • UK government’s transparency laws could undergo restrictions

    Legislation creating a public right of access to information held by public authorities in the UK could undergo significant restrictions under proposals put forward by a commission reviewing the rules.

    • Posted October 12, 2015
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  • OECD unveils measures against corporate tax avoidance

    G20 finance ministers will discuss a set of measures to crack down on corporate tax avoidance globally at their meeting on Thursday. Gaps in current international tax rules can make

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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  • Britain to get new Infrastructure Commission

    Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer has today announced the creation of a new independent body to advise the government on new infrastructure projects. Speaking at the Conservative party conference, George Osborne

    • Posted October 5, 2015
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  • Britain to get new Infrastructure Commission

    Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer has today announced the creation of a new independent body to advise the government on new infrastructure projects. Speaking at the Conservative party conference, George Osborne

    • Posted October 5, 2015
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  • Finland publishes €1bn implementation plan

    The government of Finland has released a detailed plan on how it wants to implement key projects worth more than €1bn. The Implementation plan for the key projects and reforms

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • British civil service is world leader, says top civil servant

    The British civil service is world leader in behavioural insights and evidence-based policy, its most senior civil servant has claimed. Speaking at an event in London last week, cabinet secretary

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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  • Ian Ball, chairman, CIPFA International: Exclusive Interview

    Ian Ball has been on a mission to improve public sector financial management for almost 40 years. Winnie Agbonlahor gets his verdict on how far we’ve come – and how

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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  • ‘Speak from the heart’, review tells government agency in New Zealand

    New Zealand’s government agency responsible for hiring and training senior officials should “communicate with passion” and articulate messages to civil servants “from the heart, not from an email,” a review of the

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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