News from the year 2011

Government appoints Chief Procurement Officer to cut waste

The Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude today announced that John Collington will become the first Chief Procurement Officer for the whole of Government

Wed, 20/04/2011

Supplier representatives to cut costs for Government

‘Crown Representatives’ will ensure that Government receives the best value for money from its major suppliers, by ensuring that the Government acts as a single customer.

Wed, 13/04/2011

Consumer empowerment strategy published

The Government has launched its Consumer Empowerment Strategy which sets out what the Government and others can do to help increase consumer power.

Wed, 13/04/2011

Top entrepreneurs help small businesses enter Government “Dragons’ Den”

Six of Britain’s top entrepreneurs have offered to help small businesses build their business proposals about better value services to a Government “Dragons’ Den” style panel, Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude announced today.

Wed, 13/04/2011

First major central government mutual joint venture announced

Plans to transform My Civil Service Pension (MyCSP), which administers the delivery of Civil Service Pension schemes, into a ground breaking mutual joint venture, have been announced.

Tue, 12/04/2011

Building a new culture of social responsibility

Minister without Porfolio Baroness Warsi's speech to the social action conference organised by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales

Fri, 08/04/2011

Red Tape Challenge

The Government has launched a website challenging the public to help us cut unnecessary regulations.

Thu, 07/04/2011

Baroness Warsi announces cross-Whitehall internship programme

The Government has launched the Whitehall Internship programme, as part of the Deputy Prime Minster’s social mobility strategy.

Tue, 05/04/2011

Next steps in turning the civil service into a ‘Civic Service’

In May 2010 the Coalition government committed to encouraging more civil servants to volunteer and turn the civil service into a ‘Civic Service’.

Thu, 31/03/2011

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

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