To mark 19 Civil Service departments signing up to offer 12 days' paid special leave to colleagues volunteering as Special Constables, civil servant Louisa Bentley tells us what the offer means to her.
Jeremy Heywood spotlights the launch of the Government Outcomes Lab, which will support the development of Social Impact Bonds and outcomes-focused reform of public service delivery.
How can the commitment and skill of volunteers best be harnessed? The Social Action Team is backing a range of exciting approaches.
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.
The UK is the 7th most generous country in the world. So how can we best mobilise the fantastic generosity and skill of citizens to empower communities and complement public services, asks the Social Action Team's Rob Pomfret.