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) …

International disaster risk reduction

Disaster risks will change over the coming decades. Some level of risk must be accepted, but we can do much more to manage that risk and to build resilience.  Natural hazards have always been with us. A devastating earthquake in …