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The power of partnerships: driving innovation and tackling policy initiatives

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Shevaun Haviland

Shevaun Haviland, Deputy Director of the Government’s Business Partnerships Team, explains how building long-term partnerships between business and government can help us to tackle the UK’s biggest social and economic challenges, and create a fairer, more inclusive, society.

Civil Service Quarterly 22: Editorial

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Front cover of Civil Service Quarterly 22, with a collage of images illustrating articles in the magazine.

Sir Chris Wormald introduces the 22nd edition of Civil Service Quarterly. The lead item is a new interview with Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service Sir Mark Sedwill, while other articles focus on subjects ranging from the National Security Council, a decade after its creation, to how UK Research and Innovation is changing the way research is funded.

Finding the 'unicorns': behavioural science in government grows up

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A decade since the UK Government's Behavioural Insights Team became the first in the world dedicated to applying behavioural science to public policy, BIT CEO David Halpern identifies the policy ‘unicorns’ – the successful ‘nudges’ prompted by behavioural insights.

Crossing the ‘Valley of Death’ – how we can bridge the gap between policy creation and delivery

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Tony Meggs, Chief Executive of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, suggests how we can avoid the pitfalls and improve the probability of successful delivery of government policy.