HMRC Chief Executive Jon Thompson says it’s not just ‘commercial’ civil servants who need to understand and manage contracts. Increasing numbers of colleagues can benefit from being more aware of the skills required and the training available.
Sir Jonathan ('Jon') Thompson takes up the role of Chief Executive of the Financial Reporting Council in autumn 2019. He was previously First Permanent Secretary and Chief Executive of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) from April 2016, after more than three years as Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence.
In February 2018, Jon was appointed as Head of the Civil Service Operational Delivery Profession.
How is HMRC managing one of the biggest organisational change programmes in Europe? Chief Executive Jon Thompson explains.
The 'Columbus' programme, which is managing HMRC's exit from the ASPIRE IT contract, is the largest IT transformation programme in Europe.
With just days to go before the survey of the socio-economic background of senior civil servants closes, Civil Service Social Mobility Champion Jon Thompson underlines the importance of this research.
Why is it important that the digital services HMRC provides for its own people are as good as those its customers use? Jon Thompson explains.
Jon Thompson kicks off National Apprenticeship Week by explaining what being an apprentice did for his career.
MOD Permanent Secretary Jon Thompson writes about the Armed Forces Covenant, and how the nation supports its serving armed forces and veterans.
Jon Thompson, Permanent Secretary to the MOD and social mobility champion, explains how the Civil Service is changing to allow everybody to achieve their career aspirations, regardless of background.
Jon Thompson underlines the value of volunteering and tells how a group of volunteers at the Ministry of Defence are helping to raise the profile of the Civil Service Lifeboat Fund.
Jon Thompson, Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Defence, challenges you to look beyond the stereotypes and see what the Reserves can do for your career.