Headlines: 30 October, 2014

The ‘What Works Centre for Wellbeing’ is the latest addition to the ‘What Works Network’, which was launched by the Government last year to improve public services through evidence-based policy and practice. The new centre will soon be commissioning universities to research the impact that different interventions and services have on wellbeing. Professor Kevin Fenton, […]


Headlines: 29 October, 2014

Highly paid administrators from across the public sector who take a redundancy payment then return to the same part of the public sector within a year will need to repay the taxpayer under plans announced by HM Treasury. The government has published detailed legislative proposals on how individuals earning over £100,000 who take a new […]

Feature: 24 October, 2014

Phil Neal examines how local authorities can overcome some of the challenges they face as they prepare for phase two of the Troubled Families scheme. The work already underway to improve outcomes for troubled families is set to move up a gear, with the family focused approach remaining firmly at the heart of the government’s […]

Abstract: 14 October, 2014

The Ready For Ageing Alliance has called on the Government to act now to prevent a huge gap in care for the elderly over the next twenty years. The Ready For Ageing Alliance is made up of representatives from specialist organisations including Age UK, Alzheimer’s Society, Anchor and Carers UK. The scale of the ageing […]

Review: 16 October, 2014

Workplace authenticity should matter to everyone, but does the responsibility for it lie with managers or individuals? Robin Ryde and Lisa Sofianos set out their philosophy. The management task, and the responsibility that sits with the organization as a whole to support authenticity, is important. Let’s be clear that full success depends on leaders, managers […]

Review: 15 October, 2014

Though women hold a majority of the managerial and professional jobs in the workforce, they occupy a mere 14% of C-suite positions at Fortune 500 firms. To break through this stubborn glass ceiling, women must learn to take bold steps when career-defining moments arise. During her 33-year career at Southern Company, a Fortune 500 utility […]

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