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.
How has New Zealand's civil service set about improving capability in policy development and implementation. Andrew Kibblewhite, their Head of Policy Profession, explains.
In the CSQ Interview, Andrea Siodmok describes the work of the Cabinet-Office-based Policy Lab, and its ambition to give cutting-edge support to the 17,000 policy-makers in government.
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.
A new initiative for generating fresh policy ideas at the Department for Transport.
Richard Banks, Head of the Policy Profession Support Unit, and Helen Anderson, Government Equalities Office, consider how the Civil Service can use knowledge-sharing to help policy professionals learn and develop.