News from the Cabinet Office

Minister meets South Yorkshire teenagers part in National Citizen Service pilot

Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, today visited the community trusts of Sheffield Wednesday, Barnsley and Rotherham United Football Clubs, to meet participants taking part in a groundbreaking new scheme, National Citizen Service (NCS). 

Wed, 03/08/2011

Big Society Bank launched

The vision for a Big Society came much closer today as the Big Society Bank – now officially named Big Society Capital – became a reality with the establishment of two expert boards.

Fri, 29/07/2011

Civil Service Pension consultation launched

The Government’s plans to reform public service pensions, to ensure they remain sustainable for the future, have progressed further with the launch of a new consultation.

Thu, 28/07/2011

£10million to kick start Big Society public services

£10million fund for charities and social enterprises to help them develop the skills and infrastructure to win more capital investment and public service contracts.

Mon, 25/07/2011

Two-week Whitehall Internship programme opens

The two week Whitehall Internship programme aimed at talented students from under-represented groups officially opened today.

Mon, 25/07/2011

First Government mutual joint venture goes live

The first ever public sector mutual joint venture has been officially created, offering over 475 staff at My Civil Service Pension (MyCSP) co-ownership of their organisation.

Wed, 20/07/2011

Government renews focus on cities

New support for England’s largest cities to boost growth, including the appointment of a dedicated Minister for Cities, Greg Clark.

Tue, 19/07/2011

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

£11 million saved as electors database plan abandoned

Plans to create an expensive database of electors are to be abandoned.

Mon, 18/07/2011

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