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Resilience is largely irrelevant. Local government needs to focus on productivity

The recent LGC article (‘Divisions over resilience index but officers open to new approach’) raises some interesting questions about how…

August 10, 2018

DfE’s response to the fostering stocktake

We’re delighted that Nadhim Zahawi has accepted all the recommendations made in the independent report 'Foster Care in England'.

July 20, 2018

Matt Hancock: what the new Secretary of State brings to the role

After the longest serving Health Secretary left for the Foreign Office, Matt Hancock has been promoted to one of the most important Cabinet jobs.

July 10, 2018

How productive is local government?

It was going to happen sooner or later, and in reality, given the scale of the challenge that local government…

February 13, 2018

Budgets, behaviour and Brexit: the results of our 2018 survey

At the start of this year, we surveyed people working across local government to ask their views on some of…

February 6, 2018

Reflections on the Fostering Stocktake Evidence Review

Here at iMPOWER, we have been digesting the findings of the evidence review undertaken as part of the national “stocktake”…

September 8, 2017

Recruiting the 21st Century Civil Servant

This article, by iMPOWER’s Chief Executive and Vice Chairman Martin Cresswell, appeared in The MJ on 31 August

September 7, 2017

We are failing our Looked After Children

To support the launch of our new programme Valuing Care, we have written an article setting out our thoughts around…

August 29, 2017

The Homelessness Reduction Act: preparing to better prevent homelessness

As we all know, time flies – which means that the Homelessness Reduction Act, which comes into force in spring…

July 5, 2017

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