The results of a pilot scheme by Crown Commercial Service and the Behavioural Insights Team to collect simple feedback from public sector buyers on certain purchases are both surprising and encouraging.
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What's new in government innovation? Liz McKeown reports from a recent OECD conference.
Jeremy Heywood welcomes the Civil Service's adoption of a new online recruitment tool to help build a more diverse and inclusive organisation.
To mark the centenary of the Cabinet Office, Cabinet Secretary Jeremy Heywood looks at the department's central role in government.
Home Office Permanent Secretary Mark Sedwill looks at crime prevention in the digital age.
Head of Profession Chris Wormald introduces a new qualification for policy professionals.
As UK representative on the OECD's Public Governance Committee, Liz McKeown has seen how learning from and collaborating with international partners can make us a more effective civil service.
Jeremy Heywood looks at how the Behavioural Insights Team's latest report highlights a potential solution to the challenge of reducing deaths from smoking.
As the internationally-renowned Behavioural Insights Team - the so-called 'Nudge Unit' - publishes its latest report, Jeremy Heywood looks at the impact of behavioural science on policy making and helping people make better decisions in their lives.