FDA questions whether Ministry of Defence could be 'spending too much time and money looking to recruit from outside'

           

The Independent has quoted FDA General Secretary Dave Penman's response to reports that the Ministry of Defence is spending money on headhunters to recruit externally.

Whilst Penman confirmed he is not against experts from industry being recruited into the civil service, he said the spending on headhunters "raises a question over whether the MoD is spending too much time and money looking to recruit from outside, when there is plenty of talent inside the MoD".

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MoD risks an internal cold war by going outside to hire big-hitters
The Independent