New techniques

Catapulting new technologies from idea to reality

To compete successfully in tomorrow’s global knowledge economy, technological innovation is vital. James Easey from the Technology Strategy Board explains how £1.4 billion of public and private investment is helping the emerging network of Catapult centres shape this country’s innovation …

Putting data to good use: helping offenders find work

Data sharing between two government departments has had a huge impact on offenders’ lives, and points to new ways of working across other areas of government The Government’s Social Justice Strategy aims to provide the most disadvantaged in our society …

The Policy Tests: transforming policy in the Department for Education

“What’s the point? What’s it got to do with us? Who made me the expert? Is my advice predictable? Will it actually work?” These are questions that policy makers should constantly ask themselves. Last summer the Department for Education (DfE) …