Resources from the year 2010

Applying behavioural insight to health

Applying behavioural insight to health, a discussion paper written by the Behavioural Insights Team in the Cabinet Office, draws on insights from behavioural science and behavioural economics and shows ways in which health improvements can be made without resorting to legislation or costly programmes.

Fri, 31/12/2010

Giving Green Paper

The Giving Green Paper sets out the Government’s initial ideas for building a stronger culture of giving time and money to start a national debate on our society’s attitude to giving. This is not a conventional green paper.

Wed, 29/12/2010

Cabinet Office spend data

Monthly data for the Cabinet Office and its Arms Length Bodies on payments above £25,000 made to suppliers and grant and other recipients from 12 May 2010.

Thu, 23/12/2010

Civil Service compensation scheme

The Government has moved a step closer to achieving its ambition of implementing a reformed Civil Service compensation scheme (CSCS), which is based on negotiated proposals.

Fri, 17/12/2010

National Risk Register

The National Risk Register is designed to increase awareness of the kinds of risks the UK faces, and encourage individuals and organisations to think about their own preparedness. The register also includes details of what the Government and emergency services are doing to prepare for emergencies.

Thu, 16/12/2010

Cabinet Office exceptions

To help tackle the budget deficit, the Government introduced a new and ambitious approach to take out costs and waste in central government operations in order to protect essential jobs and services on the frontline. Measures include a significant programme of renegotiating contracts with major suppliers and a strict moratorium in five key areas of discretionary spend: consulting, ICT, recruitment, marketing and property.

Wed, 15/12/2010

Back Office Benchmark Information 2009/10

This report provides the detailed data and the analysis arising from the second annual Back Office Benchmarking survey, commissioned in April 2010 and considering the Financial Year from April 2009 to March 2010. The data provided has been gathered as management information, to be used internally in support of improvement planning and activities. This data is not a National Statistic or an Official Statistic and therefore does not necessarily comply with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Wed, 15/12/2010

The Central Government’s Concept of Operations

The Central Government’s Concept of Operations sets out the UK arrangements for responding to and recovering from emergencies, irrespective of cause or location and requiring co-ordinated central government action.

Wed, 15/12/2010

Emergency Responder Interoperability – Lexicon

Version 2.0.1 of the document aimed at establishing a single point of reference for terminology used in UK Civil Protection.

Wed, 15/12/2010

Geographic information

Geographic Information: An Analysis of Interoperability and Information Sharing in the United Kingdom.

This study represents the findings from research among the Geographic Information community. It was conducted by the e-Government Unit of the Cabinet Office. If the UK is to make the best use of its information assets and reduce duplication in gathering data, information sharing across the public sector is essential. From tracing the origins and spread of Foot and Mouth disease to locating crime hot spots for law enforcement, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have become indispensable to effective knowledge transfer within both the public and private sector.

Wed, 15/12/2010

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