News on the topic of Government efficiency

Radical package unveiled to support business and promote growth

The Government has announced a radical package of measures to support business and promote growth.

Sun, 20/11/2011

Government shrinks number of Central London Government office spaces by 20 per cent

Unneeded office space is re-used to make savings for taxpayers.

Wed, 02/11/2011

Government spend slashed by £60 million on staff costs and Government Procurement Cards as more data opened up for first ever time

As part of its commitment to drive out unnecessary costs and make the UK a world leader in transparency, Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, has announced the Government has reduced its spend on Government Procurement cards  and bonuses by £60 million and published a wealth of new information.

Thu, 27/10/2011

Call to action for public sector workers to help deliver public services quicker, cheaper, simpler

All public sector workers are being given a chance to have their say by logging onto the new Tell us How website and sharing their ideas on ways to deliver public services, quicker, cheaper and simpler.

Tue, 25/10/2011

New Cabinet Manual to be ultimate user’s guide to Government

The ultimate user’s guide to government, setting out how central Government works, has been published by the Prime Minister. Its publication was formally announced in a written ministerial statement.

Mon, 24/10/2011

Shake-up of Civil Service Training

Reforms are now underway to make Civil Service training more modern, efficient and cost-effective the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, announced today.

Thu, 13/10/2011

Hundreds of Government websites closed

news release on central government websites

Thu, 06/10/2011

Behavioural insights could save millions of pounds

Using behavioural insights could save hundreds of millions of pounds over the course of the Parliament and thousands of lives a year, according to an annual report published today. 

Thu, 15/09/2011

One step closer to a single government domain

Plans for a single Government web domain, which would radically reduce the current bureaucracy surrounding Government websites and improve the user experience has moved a step closer.

Thu, 11/08/2011

New office supplies deal to save Government over £18 million a year

As part of the continuing drive to maximise the buying power of Government, Francis Maude has announced two new contracts for office supplies which are expected to deliver savings of over £18 million a year.

Thu, 04/08/2011

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