Funding social care: the role of deferred payment agreements

Social care and how to fund it is a key policy issue for the Government. This report explores whether housing assets could be better used to fund residential care.

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Big Data in government

John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the UK Civil Service and Permanent Secretary of the Cabinet Office, gave the keynote speech at our Big Data conference. What are the challenges and opportunities of Big Data in government?

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Saving STPs

Current ambitions for NHS reform rest on Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs). Our new report argues that the STPs will not work in their current format and that five changes need to be made for them to succeed.

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Work in progress. Towards a leaner, smarter public-sector workforce.

This paper evaluates recent governments’ approaches to workforce design across the public sector. The current workforce is a legacy of past approaches and a new approach is needed.

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Value for money in schools

Read Reform's blog series on value for money in schools, where we used new experimental research to generate the results.

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