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.
John Manzoni highlights the learning available in Commercial Awareness Week (7 to 11 May) to develop civil servants' appreciation of the importance of our commercial activities, and how understanding them can help us in our work.
The Government Chief Commercial Officer on how cross-government collaboration is the key to the effectiveness of the Government Commercial Function and of other functions and professions.
For National Apprenticeship Week, we asked a Fast Track apprentice to tell us about her experience of the scheme, one year in.
Improvement in organisations is driven by good information, says Government Chief Commercial Officer Gareth Rhys Williams.
Fay Yeboah explains why, having been successful in the private sector, she moved into the Civil Service.
Jeremy Heywood reports on how the Civil Service is building a stronger commercial function.
Emma Jones, Small Business Crown Representative, offers her support for government buyers looking to increase procurement from small businesses.
Government Chief Commercial Officer Gareth Rhys Williams highlights new learning opportunities for anyone interested in commercial.
The new Small Business Crown Representative, Emma Jones, sets out her priorities – and has something to ask of civil servants.