News - 2016

Former PCF Chair Chris Banks responds to PAC report on oversight of arm’s-length bodies

November 08 2016

Former PCF Chair Chris Banks responds to PAC report on oversight of arm’s-length bodies

The Former Chair of PCF, Chris Banks, haspublished a piece in Civil Service World looking at the recent… more »

PAC report released on departments’ oversight of arm’s-length bodies

November 04 2016

PAC report released on departments’ oversight of arm’s-length bodies

The Public Accounts Committee have released their report on oversight of arm’s length bodies.… more »

PCF member-led seminar: ‘If I had my time again – capturing lessons learnt’

October 17 2016

PCF member-led seminar: ‘If I had my time again – capturing lessons learnt’

We were delighted to welcome members to the Institute for Government on 13 October 2016 to share challenges… more »

NAO report: Departments’ oversight of ALBs

July 05 2016

NAO report: Departments’ oversight of ALBs

This morning the NAO have published their latest report ‘Departments’ oversight of ALBs’ which… more »

DEPARTMENTS’ OVERSIGHT OF ARM’S LENGTH BODIES: A COMPARATIVE STUDY

July 01 2016

DEPARTMENTS’ OVERSIGHT OF ARM’S LENGTH BODIES: A COMPARATIVE STUDY

The National Audit Office looked at four departments that oversee a large number of ALBs: Department… more »

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July 17 2018

How to prepare for a new administration, with Lord Kerslake

Mindful of the uncertain times we are operating in, we welcome the experience of Lord Kerslake,  now a cross-bench life peer, a former Head of…  more »

Working effectively with department Non-Executive Directors

September 24 2018

Working effectively with department Non-Executive Directors

Lead Government Non-Executive Director, Sir Ian Cheshire, examines how the department and public body NEDs can ensure they make best use of their expertise.…  more »

October 05 2018

Private seminar with Sir Jeremy Heywood

PCF members will continue their annual engagement with the Cabinet Secretary, Sir Jeremy Heywood. As negotiations for Brexit gather momentum, we welcome…  more »