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Government Property Unit

Rationalising the UK government estate through the Government Property Unit

The Government Property Unit aims to streamline the public-sector estate and generate better value for money from its assets, as OAG discovers The Government Property...
Agile in Government

Offering Certainty in an Uncertain World – The future of Agile in Government Services

It’s hard to be Agile in Government Within an elected government delivery is expected to mirror a published manifesto. Do something different, and the words...
service desk

How can a Service Desk improve Government?

Dave Aspindle, Head of Public Sector at Littlefish explains how getting the Service Desk right can dramatically improve the government’s efficiency. It goes without saying,...
Potential Brexit deal

The UK has 48 hours to agree to a potential Brexit deal so talks...

Michel Barnier has told EU member states that the UK has 48 hours to agree to a potential Brexit deal in order for negotiations to continue
Bilingualism in Canada

Green jobs, bilingualism, and youth: A winning combination

A group of experts from Fédération de la jeunesse Canadienne-française lift the lid on English and French linguistic minorities and bilingualism in Canada
Finnish Economy

The outlook of the Finnish economy

Finland’s Ministry of Finance lifts the lid on the current phase of rapid growth of the Finnish economy and their expectations for the same in 2018
closer to a Brexit deal

May comes closer to a Brexit deal, but Irish border remains a sticking point

Theresa May is in Brussels and is said to be getting closer to a Brexit deal but talks on the status of Northern Ireland have not progressed
Indigenous affairs

A renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples and Indigenous affairs

In this article, Minister Carolyn Bennett details her key priorities concerning the advancement of Indigenous Affairs in Canada
open government

Welcome to the era of open government

Director, Policy & Community at BCS David Evans provides an expert insight into the world of open government digital services
EU single market

Why the EU Single Market has still not reached its full potential

Marco Hafner shares his insights into why the EU Single Market has still not yet reached its full potential and where it can go in the future
security union

Searching for the silver bullet: towards a more effective Security Union

European Commissioner for the Security Union, Julian King underlines the role of the EU and national governments in keeping citizens safe
immigration centre abuse

Independent review ordered into immigration centre abuse

G4S has ordered an independent review into alleged immigration centre abuse as reports emerge of staff 'mocking and assaulting' detainees
canadian youth

Promoting the issues affecting Canadian Youth

Jonathan Miles from Open Access Government profiles the work the Minister of Canadian Heritage and what she does for Candian youth
asylum policy

Diversity in the neighbourhood drives support for a generous asylum policy

Dr Gideon Bolt at Utrecht University shares his expert perspective on attitudes towards asylum policy in Europe
in-cabinet talks

Theresa May holds in-cabinet talks on looming Brexit ‘divorce’ bill

Theresa May is due to hold in-cabinet talks on the state of Brexit negotiations with the EU as the 'divorce bill' halts progress
life in America

Understanding the rich history of life in America

Deborah Thomas from Library of Congress reveals the astonishing resource created by The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) and what it reveals about everyday life in America
terrorist threat

Crime, terrorist threat, and inappropriate public behaviour

Anton Pieterse, Managing Director of physical security equipment provider Safetell specialising in counter-terror solutions, comments on terrorist threat
cancel brexit

Article 50 author says it is possible to cancel Brexit

Article 50 author Lord Kerr has said that it would still be possible for the UK government to cancel Brexit, even if a date for departure is set
tax avoidance crackdown

UK government under pressure to enact tax avoidance crackdown

Theresa May is under pressure to begin a tax avoidance crackdown as the number implicated in the Paradise Papers leak grows
economic impact

Papers detailing the economic impact of Brexit to be released

After extensive campaigning from the Labour party, confidential documents examining the full economic impact of Brexit will be released

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