Working to make government more effective

Sarah Nickson

Former Senior Researcher

Sarah was a senior researcher working on civil service reform. She previously worked at the Australian Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, where she advised on fiscal policy and workplace relations policy.

Sarah holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Melbourne, and a Graduate Certificate in Economic Policy from the Australian National University.

All work

09 NOV 2021 Report

Pay reform for the senior civil service

The government must commit to ringfencing the £45m needed to fund its promised reform of senior civil service pay or risk undermining job satisfaction

29 JAN 2021 Explainer

Hotel quarantine

Hotel quarantine for new arrivals has been introduced to “reduce the risk of a new strain of the virus entering the UK”.