Publications

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Published: 25th October 2018
This report examines current practice in how business cases are used within government departments’ transformation teams.
Published: 15th October 2018
Ministers should be called to explain when things go wrong under their watch – even if they are no longer in office.
Building partnerships between government departments and public bodies
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Published: 27th September 2018
This report summarises the findings from a second survey of public bodies.
Authors: Susanna Smith
Five things the UK Government should publish
Published: 21st September 2018
The UK has made a lot of progress on government data in recent years. But problems remain.
How to run it well
Published: 13th September 2018
Brexit will make the next spending review harder than in past years
Published: 22nd August 2018
How the current head of function for digital, data and technology role is working. 
Authors: Daniel Thornton
Using behavioural science to improve how governments make decisions
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Published: 11th July 2018
Governments are increasingly using behavioural insights to design, enhance and reassess their policies and services.
Authors: Michael Hallsworth, Mark Egan, Jill Rutter, Julian McCrae
Published: 5th June 2018
Government can improve the way it uses academic evidence and expertise in forming policy.
A discussion paper
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Published: 23rd April 2018
The UK’s system of accountability isn’t keeping up with the realities of modern government.
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Published: 7th September 2017
The Government must professionalise Whitehall to meet the complex challenges it now faces.
Authors: Julian McCrae, Dr Jen Gold

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