News on the topic of Government efficiency

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

Government property strategy cuts millions in costs

Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude has set out progress on the Government’s property strategy, which is designed to save money by ensuring office space is used effectively and expensive property leases are reduced.

Thu, 03/03/2011

New government spending controls to deliver billions more in savings

The Government has announced a new set of controls on government spending which are expected to save billions of pounds.

Wed, 02/03/2011

Government opens up contracts to small business

A radical package of measures to open up the way that Government does business and to make sure that small companies, charities and voluntary organisations are in the best possible position to compete for billions of pounds worth of contracts has been outlined by the Prime Minister today.

Fri, 11/02/2011

Joe Harley CBE appointed Chief Information Officer for the UK Government

Cabinet Office news release announcing the appointment of Joe Harley CBE as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the UK Government.

Mon, 31/01/2011

Counter Fraud Champions to help crackdown on fraud

The Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, has launched a new network of Counter Fraud Champions, based in all major Government Departments, to help strengthen the fight against the massive amount of fraud and error in the public sector.

Wed, 26/01/2011

Review of Government direct communications and role of COI

Review of Government direct communication and the role of the COI calls for views of industry experts.

Thu, 13/01/2011

Superannuation Bill receives Royal Assent

The Government has moved a step closer to achieving its ambition of implementing a reformed Civil Service compensation scheme (CSCS).

Fri, 17/12/2010

UK leaders appointed to support Whitehall’s transformation

Some of the most senior and experienced leaders from across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors have been appointed as Non-Executive Board Members (NEBMs) to Whitehall Boards.

Thu, 16/12/2010

Government action to cut wasteful spending saves taxpayers over £1bn

The Government expects to save over £3 billion in one year as a result of the efficiency and reform measures introduced by the Coalition Government.

Thu, 16/12/2010

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