Public sector pensions bill rises by £3bn
The government has failed to tackle the cost of providing public sector pensions, despite making teachers, nurses and civil servants contribute more
CQC ''actively covered up its own failings''
Current chairman David Prior says the ''dysfunctional'' regulator's actions were ''wholly unacceptable''
Pay cuts could see civil servants exodus
Without improvements, the civil service will struggle to get the skills it needs to meet current and future challenges, says NAO
Immigration removal centre could improve
Staff at an immigration removal centre run by Serco need to pay more attention to cleanliness and communication, says inspector
Appalling conditions at Lindholme prison
Inspectors said it was the worst case of poor prison management they had seen for many years
Managers are key to increasing public sector productivity, and effective people management and training are vital for the public sector’s leadership to thrive.