Why do we exist? The Civil Service Environment Network (CSEN) was created as a space for all civil servants, regardless of background or role, to share and build knowledge and capability in environmental policy. In one short year, we now …
Gareth Davies sets out the questions that the policy profession must answer to shape how it will operate in the years ahead.
Sir Andrew Dilnot discusses the potential of geospatial data and his aims as the new Chair of the Geospatial Commission.
Scottish Government Permanent Secretary Leslie Evans explains why kindness has a role in public policy.
A new report looks at the impact of an expert panel, whose aim is to embed a culture of experimentation in government, making it easier for civil servants to improve public services by doing things differently.
Jeremy Heywood welcomes the work of a new Cabinet Office team that is reaching out to the academic community to help foster innovation in government.
Anna Mathew, a policy adviser at Cabinet Office, describes how she and colleagues worked on the review of anonymous electoral registration.
Graham Pendlebury hails the success of the first four-nation 'policy lab' event in the UK, and looks forward to repeating the experience.
Jeremy Heywood applauds the results of the latest Cabinet Office Policy School for civil servants.
Jeremy Heywood introduces the updated principles underpinning policy consultation, which he calls one of the most important activities undertaken by government.