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Writing in The Guardian after the release of a new social care index, Jamie Horton cites findings from Policy Exchange’s Reforming Social Care report that the volume of available social workers will not meet demand until 2022.
Public sector pay rising faster than in private sector despite Government pledges to rein in spending
Steve Hughes, Policy Exchange’s Head of Economics & Social Policy, is quoted in the Daily Mail calling for public sector pay reforms such as abolishing automatic progression, linking pay with performance and capping compensation.
The Financial Times covers Whitehall Rules!, Policy Exchange’s new report looking at how to improve pay and performance in the Civil Service. The report shows that the cost of government contractors has ballooned to £1bn in 2014/15, money that could be better spent on hiring talented new permanent staff.
Red tape, regulation and quangos cost energy companies ‘at least £600m a year’ – and it’s households who foot the bill
The Daily Mail covers Governing Power, Policy Exchange’s new report looking at how to improve the administration of the energy industry. The report highlights the overly complicated governance structure for the industry, with more than 30 bodies, many with overlapping functions, overseeing energy companies.
The Sun covers Governing Power, Policy Exchange’s new report looking at how the energy industry is run. The report highlights the unnecessary complexity of the system, with more than 30 bodies, many with overlapping functions and with a total cost of more than £500m, all playing a role.
Whitehall Rules!- Policy Exchange’s new report on Civil Service staff – is covered by The Times. The report highlights the increasing numbers of contractors working across Whitehall.