• Public Finance
    11 Mar 10
    The chief executive of the General Medical Council has called on the government to change the law to enable better oversight of foreign doctors practising in the UK
  • Public Finance
    26 Feb 10
    The UK Border agency is failing in its efforts to reach targets for processing asylum applications within six months because of the inadequate staffing levels, an independent report has concluded
  • Public Finance
    22 Feb 10
    Local authorities facing losses following the collapse of the Icelandic banks are challenging the government’s ‘irrational’ decision to allow only some councils to spread their losses
  • power station pollution
    14 Jan 10
    A deal might not have come out of Copenhagen, but the public sector still faces scrutiny of its CO2 emissions. Many larger public bodies are covered by the Carbon Reduction Commitment, which comes...
  • 9 Jul 09
    Forget green shoots. We’re in for a long, hard ride, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz tells Judy Hirst, and an even bigger spending stimulus is the only way out