Publications

Professionalising Whitehall cover
Published: 7th September 2017
The Government must professionalise Whitehall to meet the complex challenges it now faces.
Authors: Julian McCrae, Dr Jen Gold
A survey of the relationships between public bodies and government departments
Published: 27th July 2017
Assessing the relationship between public bodies and government departments.
Authors: Daniel Thornton, Susanna Smith, Emma Maloney
International Civil Service Effectiveness (InCiSE) Index 2017
Published: 6th July 2017
Helping civil services learn from each other and discover how well their civil services are functioning
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Improving the management of digital government cover
Published: 21st June 2017
Progress on digital government is ‘painfully slow’
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Published: 8th February 2017
Despite recent improvements, attempts to better manage public service contracts risk failing.
Authors: Tom Gash
tax cover
Published: 16th January 2017
The Government must change the way it makes tax and budget decisions.
Authors: Jill Rutter, Bill Dodwell, Paul Johnson, George Crozier, John Cullinane, Dr Alice Lilly, Euan McCarthy
Whitehall's financial management reform
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Published: 7th December 2016
HM Treasury's Financial Management Review has already delivered significant results.
Authors: Julian McCrae, Adam Boon, Josh Harris, George Miller
Getting out of a spending jam
Published: 21st November 2016
The Government faces a huge spending challenge - this is the Chancellor's chance to show he's up to it. 
Authors: Julian McCrae
Digital Government Report
Published: 31st October 2016
Government could save up to £2 billion by 2020 if it gets better at using technology.
Authors: Dr Emily Andrews, Daniel Thornton, Joe Owen, Alex Bleasdale, Gavin Freeguard, Ines Stelk
The 2015 Spending Review
Published: 13th November 2015
It is not obvious that the 2015 Spending Review will allow the Government to, in the Chancellor’s words, ‘deliver more with less’, but it is certainly clear that it intends to manage with less. This report considers the changes that the Government must make if it is to keep its...
Authors: Daniel Thornton, Jonathan Pearson, Dr Emily Andrews

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