Reports by Sir Joe Pilling and Bill Hamilton on the findings of their reviews into the future of the government’s official history programme
The 2011 Manion lecture from Sir Gus O’Donnell: “Achieving Results in the Context of Fiscal Restraint: Real-Time Lessons from the British Experience”.
The Association of British Insurers have produced a short document describing and illustrating the key role undertaken by the insurance industry after a major event like a flood. The briefing is designed for all stakeholders in the recovery field
The BMP portfolio products have been created by or on behalf of the UK Government (UKG) which owns the embodied intellectual property (trade marks and copyright).
The interim report of the Counter Fraud Taskforce includes a set of proposals which the Government will take forward immediately to develop the fight against fraud and build on the success of the pilots.
This resource page provides guidance for departments and outlines the integrated assurance toolkit used by the MPA.
In January 2011 the Prime Minister confirmed the mandate for the new Major Projects Authority (MPA) within the Efficiency and Reform Group in the Cabinet Office. The MPA represents a sea change in the oversight of Central Government’s Major Projects at both an individual and a portfolio level and aims to address the findings from the NAO report ‘Assurance of High Risk Projects’ (June 2010) and from the Major Projects Review undertaken over the summer 2010 by ERG. It is a new partnership between the Cabinet Office, HM Treasury with the fundamental aim of significantly improving the delivery success rate of Major Projects across Central Government.
The package of reforms designed to open up the public sector marketplace to Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) announced by the Minister for the Cabinet Office on 11 February 2011 included the requirement for all government departments to publish a set of specific targeted actions to increase their business with SMEs. The departmental action plan for the Cabinet Office for 2011-12 is attached.
The Government Construction Strategy will reform the way in which government procures construction across all sectors, and in doing so will reduce costs by up to 20% by the end of this parliament.
The strategy will also stimulate growth by enabling more to be constructed within the funds available by using its sheer scale in procurement of construction.
Report and accompanying press release of the Independent Task Force established to consider how to cut red tape for small charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises.