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The right to choose the best public service at the heart of radical reform programme

The Government has published an update paper detailing next steps to improve public services by opening them up.

Thu, 29/03/2012

Cabinet Office and Oracle sign deal to save £75 million for taxpayers

The Cabinet Office and Oracle have signed a new deal that will deliver in excess of £75 million in savings by 2015, the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, announced today.

Wed, 28/03/2012

Cabinet Office and Capgemini agree deal to help deliver over £200 million in savings to taxpayers

A new deal with one of the Government’s biggest IT services suppliers, Capgemini, will help lead to savings over £200 million, the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, announced today.

Wed, 14/03/2012

SME procurement event – Francis Maude speech

Speech given by Francis Maude at the ‘Public Procurement Briefing 2012: Driving a culture of innovation and enterprise with SMEs’ event in March 2012.

Fri, 09/03/2012

A better deal for smaller businesses

Amount of Government business going to SMEs on track to double from £3 billion to £6 billion by the end of this financial year.

Fri, 09/03/2012

Information Commissioner’s Conference – Francis Maude keynote speech

Francis Maude: “there is a growing realisation that data is the new resource of the 21st Century”.

Tue, 06/03/2012

Making Government work better: Francis Maude’s visit highlights Manchester’s role in spearheading ambitious reforms

Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, today undertook a series of visits in Greater Manchester designed to highlight some of the innovative reforms the Government is championing in the region in order to deliver more effective public services and better value-for-money for the taxpayer.

Tue, 06/03/2012

Second release of GOV.UK beta

The Government Digital Service (GDS) has launched phase two of the GOV.UK beta: ‘Inside government’.

Tue, 28/02/2012

New Civil Service training contract set to benefit small businesses

A new contract for Civil Service learning and development will be the first cross government contract to mandate that the majority of business is open to competition between other businesses in the supply chain.

Wed, 22/02/2012

Government anticipates £5 billion in cash savings this year

A determination to keep eradicating waste in Whitehall has put the Government firmly on track to make around £5 billion in cash savings this year Francis Maude announced today.

Fri, 17/02/2012

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