Compared to the last wave of reorganisation, government needs a review process which is quicker and more independent. The report has messages for both central government (about the decision-making and transition process), and for local authorities (about how to manage the process of organisational change).
The government is currently in the midst of a large programme of investment in public infrastructure. The report analyses current approaches to infrastructure development including PFI and variants, as well as five innovative new models that we think should be used more widely.
Few shared services have been successfully completed in the public sector. This document looks at why and if there is anything to learn from those who have taken the plunge and implemented shared services.
With population and economic growth placing ever-greater strain on transport capacity and the environment, the search for sustainable transport solutions is becoming pressing. This publication looks at some of the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.