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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January 31 2019

Civil Service Effectiveness: with Sir Bernard Jenkin MP, Chair of PACAC

Following a review by the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, into Civil…  more »

May 21 2019

PCF conference ‘Trust, Leadership and Social Cohesion’

There’s no doubt that the UK is suffering from a lack of trust in its political institutions, notably heightened by the 2008 financial crisis…  more »

June 25 2019

Risk Management in Public Bodies

Providing oversight and governance of the evolving risks in a public body is a key role for a Chair, so we are glad to host a seminar with an experienced…  more »