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Through our values of impartiality and integrity, we aim to be the point of reference for anyone looking to thoroughly understand and engage with government and public sector policy.

Our members share our belief that the most productive and positive outcomes are achieved through enhancing knowledge, disseminating excellence, collaboration and ongoing discussions.

We keep members of the Institute up to date on current public policy issues and help them to impact key debates and be central to decision making.

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What people say about us

A great event, fantastically organised with superb speakers. A truly brilliant day

Dave Dunn, Barco


I have attended a number of online conferences since Covid but I have to say I am thoroughly impressed by the organisation and attention to detail of this one. The calibre of speakers and the time put into making every session effective and thought-provoking has been second to none - needless to say I look forward to attending and participating in the conference again next year!

Amy Brese

Independent Consultant, Sustainability and Financial Inclusion

This was a great conference. It was well coordinated and facilitated. The presenters were knowledgeable and engaging. The opportunity to network with likeminded people was interesting. Lots of great "Take Home" messages. Thanks

Edel Mattocks

University of Sunderland

Latest Articles

Guest post: Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace – Looking beyond the buzzwords 22nd September 2021 Inclusion and diversity strategies should be commonplace in corporate environments across all sectors, including private, public, and voluntary. In this guest post, Paul Williamson explains why employers need to do more to eradicate barriers that are in the way of building progressive, diverse and inclusive workspaces in their fight for social change. Continue
How is AI transforming public spaces? 31st August 2021 Artificial intelligence (AI) is anticipated to be one of the most game-changing technologies upon its widespread adoption. Alice Palmer investigates how technology, artificial intelligence, and augmented reality have transformed certain aspects of daily life in the UK, including public spaces and governance. Continue
Guest post: Adapting for survival - Is the British High Street in need of rescue? 18th August 2021 The rise in e-commerce is shifting consumer behaviour from the high street, to online. As vacancy rates spiral out of control and the demise of Debenhams and Arcadia Group fuels the population of shuttered shops on the high street, David Tattersall questions if its time to send in the cavalry. Continue
Guest post: Taking the greener route to secure sustainability in the workplace 21st July 2021 Corporate sustainability is no longer just a buzzword or a temporary trend. The business community must unite to fight the climate change crisis and create landmark strides to achieve global carbon emission targets. Ahead of the Institute of Government & Public Policy Climate Change 2021 event: Meeting the Challenges of Net Zero Carbon, Jon Munnery of UK Liquidators shares his view on engineering sustainability in the workplace by taking a greener approach. Continue

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