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Government to invest £22 billion in construction projects

Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude announces £22 billion investment in Government construction projects

Tue, 19/07/2011

Big business urged to pass on prompt payments to SMEs

Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, has renewed the government’s pledge to increase support for Britain’s small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) by calling on business to pay their bills promptly like Government.

Tue, 19/07/2011

Francis Maude speech to Civil Service Live

Francis Maude's speech to Civil Service Live on 5 July 2011.

Tue, 05/07/2011

CBI and Management Today speech

Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, speech at the CBI and Management Today Annual Business Summit, 28 June 2011.

Tue, 28/06/2011

Liam Maxwell engaged by Efficiency and Reform Group

News release about the appointment of Liam Maxwell as Director of ICT Futures.

Mon, 27/06/2011

Government publishes response to COI review

The reform of the organisation of Government communications has been announced. The changes, which will lead to the closure of the Central Office of Information (COI), will further improve the effectiveness and efficiency of government communications.

Thu, 23/06/2011

New Civil Service organisation charts released

The Government is publishing the most comprehensive organisation charts of the UK Civil Service ever released online, taking another step towards its goal of being the most transparent government in the world and opening up the structure of the Civil Service to public scrutiny.

Thu, 16/06/2011

Government saves over £1 billion on procurement

In a move expected to save £3 billion a year, Francis Maude today announced that the Government is making significant changes to the way it buys in categories of common goods and services such as stationery and office services. 

Fri, 03/06/2011

Government launches Major Projects Authority

Major Government projects will now be subject to tough controls to improve performance in delivering on time and in budget. All major projects will be scrutinised by the new Major Projects Authority (MPA).

Thu, 31/03/2011

Response to NAO report on Managing staff costs

Governemnt's response to NAO report on Managing staff costs in central government.

Fri, 11/03/2011

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