The civil service is under growing pressure, with fewer people, a shortage of specialist skills, and greater demands for new services, projects and technologies. Our blog-post looks at action being taken across government and what public sector organisations can do to get the people and skills they need. The short answer is: prioritise; government simply must do less.
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Strand Group keynote speech
Sir Amyas Morse recently spoke on 'The implications of central decision-making on the delivery of frontline services’ at the Strand Group, the Policy Institute at King's College London's signature seminar series.
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Outlines our recent reports and our interactive Pensions Landscape site.
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