The delivery of major government programmes creates a unique set of challenges. They often have bespoke features and require new technology, making them unlike previous projects, and they are complex because of their scale. Major programmes frequently encounter difficulties, failing to deliver to their planned cost and schedule, benefits, with significant consequences. The Government Major … Read more
This report examines the role played by the public bodies involved in operating and overseeing the cash system.
18 Sep 2020
In January 2018, government published its 25 Year Environment Plan (the Plan), setting out its ambition to improve the natural environment in England within a generation, both for the direct benefits this would bring, as well as to support its influence overseas and position the UK as a global environmental leader. The Plan included ten … Read more
In June 2019, the government passed legislation committing it to achieving ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. This means that the UK’s total greenhouse gas emissions should be equal to or less than the emissions the UK removes from the environment either by the natural environment or carbon capture technologies. Achieving net zero will … Read more
This report focuses on the financial sustainability of further education and sixth-form colleges.
16 Sep 2020
This report examines the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s management of the renegotiated contract in place with Cavendish Fluor Partnership.
11 Sep 2020
This report examines the effectiveness of the government’s approach to reducing childhood obesity in England.
9 Sep 2020
This report sets out insights for government from its preparations for EU Exit.
4 Sep 2020
This report examines the effectiveness of HMRC’s approach, in partnership with HM Treasury, in reducing the tax gap.
22 Jul 2020
This report sets out the process by which MHCLG chose the 101 towns in England it invited to develop Town Deals.
21 Jul 2020