Research and analysis

Civil Service Quarterly: Issue 6

Sixth issue of Civil Service Quarterly, featuring articles on Public Bodies Reform, mobile phone theft, linked data and life as a secondee in Beijing.


Civil Service Quarterly edition 6: October 2014

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Civil Service Quarterly showcases the innovative work civil servants are doing. This issue includes articles on:

  • Public Bodies Reform Programme: Canals and River Trust chairman Tony Hales and Peter Unwin, DG at Defra, talk about how they turned a national treasure into a charitable trust
  • the Behavioural Insights Team look at how data can help prevent mobile phone theft
  • life as secondee: moving from the Department of Health to the Beijing Embassy with the FCO
  • measuring the impact of UK spending on drugs and prostitution on the country’s GDP
  • developing smarter online ways to link together the huge amount of data departments produce
  • speeding up the creation of policy
  • John Manzoni looks at what we are doing to improve how organisations are run
  • creating a new suite of tools that standardise our understanding of costs and benefits

You can read also read these online on the Civil Service Quarterly blog.

Published 19 November 2014