News on the topic of Government efficiency

Find Me Some Government Space - new website to sell government buildings

A new property tool has been launched to show members of the public what government buildings are available near them to rent or buy.

Thu, 24/01/2013

Francis Maude speech at Sprint 13

Speech given by Francis Maude at the 'Sprint 13' government digital showcase event.

Mon, 21/01/2013

Government publishes costs of transactional services for the first time

The government has published details of the cost per transaction for some of the biggest services it provides to citizens.

Thu, 17/01/2013

Next steps in the Government’s quango reform programme

A report published today by the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, shows the progress on the Government’s quango reform programme which is now more than half way through and which departments estimate will reduce the administrative cost of public bodies by at least £2.6 billion by 2015.

Sat, 29/12/2012

Next Generation Shared Services to save millions for taxpayers

The Next Generation Shared Services Strategy outlines how government departments and arms-length bodies will work together to share functions such as HR, procurement, finance and payroll to deliver potential savings of between £400 and £600 million a year in administration costs.

Fri, 28/12/2012

£50m saved in Whitehall blitz on environmental waste

The Government has saved nearly £50m over the last year following a Whitehall blitz on greenhouse gas emissions, unnecessary waste and water consumption.

Fri, 14/12/2012

Francis Maude speech at Energy for Growth conference

Speech by Francis Maude at the 'Energy for Growth' conference on 10 December 2012

Mon, 10/12/2012

Energy buying plan to unlock investment for growth

Francis Maude announces Energy for Growth, a ground-breaking new initiative using government buying power to boost the UK energy industry and save taxpayers money.

Mon, 10/12/2012

First departmental websites migrate to GOV.UK

Establishing a single location for all government services and information has begun, with the first two departmental websites moving their corporate and policy information to GOV.UK.

Thu, 15/11/2012

Department for International Development ends lease on its Palace Street HQ

Department for International Development (DfID) ends lease on its Palace Street HQ, saving £62.5m for taxpayers.

Fri, 09/11/2012

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