Managing it better: Can leadership and management improve public service performance?
The UK public sector has performed comparatively poorly for a long time. This review highlights some of the key ways in which the existing research suggests that leadership and management in the public sector can play an important role in helping bring about improvements in public services.
|Published:||19 April 2023|
Fostering the future: Recruiting and retaining more foster carers
This report, the second in a series on reforming the foster care system sponsored by the Hadley Trust, seeks to understand the reasons why carers leave the foster care system and what steps could be taken to attract more people into fostering.
|Published:||29 August 2021|
Fostering the future: Helping local authorities to fulfil their legal duties
This report is the first of two papers looking at how to improve the system of foster care in England. It explores current and future challenges surrounding the provision of appropriate foster care placements that meet the needs of some of society's most vulnerable children.
|Published:||25 June 2021|
Measuring and mitigating child hunger in the UK
This report provides survey data and modelled analysis of food insecurity in the UK. It follows high profile campaigns from the footballer Marcus Rashford which have expressed concern over child hunger during the coronavirus pandemic.
|Published:||09 December 2020|
|Author(s):||Aveek Bhattacharya, Jake Shepherd|
Driving change in the bus market: lessons from London
The number of people taking the bus in the UK is declining almost universally. London is no exception, though its franchise system sees significantly more bus travel per person than any other area – over 250 journeys per year.
|Published:||03 December 2019|
Local public services 2040
This report, supported by Zurich Municipal, sets out to understand what factors could affect the future of local public services over the next two decades and what new roles for local government could exist by 2040.
|Published:||12 July 2017|
|Author(s):||Nigel Keohane, Scott Corfe|