Search results for 'People and operations'

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  1. Civil service leadership capability

    Report Value for money

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    This report examines the government’s overall approach to leadership capability within the Senior Civil Service.

  2. Government property maintenance

    Work in progress

    Winter 2024/25

    The government estate is made up of properties that deliver services directly to the public. This study will examine the roles of the Office of Government Property and of departments in managing and planning property maintenance.

  3. Non-executive appointments

    Report Value for money

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    Government is taking longer than it should to appoint non-executive directors (NEDs) to public positions, and these delays can leave gaps on boards, creating risks to governance, and reducing the number of high-quality candidates.

  4. Managing conflicts of interest

    Work in progress

    Autumn 2024

    It is important to manage conflicts of interest effectively. Our latest report on managing propriety in the public sector will look at how conflicts of interest are handled across government.

  5. Progress with the New Hospital Programme

    Report Value for money

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    Our report found that the New Hospital Programme (NHP) has experienced delays and is expected to deliver 32 of the intended target of 40 new hospitals by 2030.

  6. Investigation into whistleblowing in the civil service

    Report Value for money

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    Whistleblowing arrangements in government require further improvement with slow and inconsistent progress being made by departments and other civil service bodies, a new National Audit Office (NAO) report says.

  7. Whistleblowing in the civil service

    Insight Good practice guides

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    Our guide is for people who deal with whistleblowers, investigate concerns or manage whistleblowing processes in government organisations.

  8. Leadership development in the civil service

    Report

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    In this report we describe the civil service’s training and development of its leaders, focusing on the senior civil service and the pipeline of future senior leaders

  9. Condition of school buildings

    Report Value for money

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    Following years of underinvestment, the overall condition of school buildings is declining. Around 700,000 pupils attend a school that needs major rebuilding or refurbishment.

  10. Managing central government property

    Report Value for money

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    This study examines how the Cabinet Office maintains, oversees and manages central government property.

  11. How to improve operational services

    Insight Good practice guides

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    These good practice guides share practical tips on improving the quality and efficiency of day-to-day services provided by government.

  12. Regulation post-EU exit: what are the key issues?

    Insight Opinion

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    We brought together experts on regulation and Britain’s relationship with Europe to discuss the issues facing regulators following the UK’s exit from the EU.   

  13. The Police Uplift Programme

    Report Value for money

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    This report examines whether the Home Office is well placed to deliver value for money from the Police Uplift Programme.