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Beyond Good Intentions toolkit

A resource for local authorities using the Disability Equality Duty. This resource is the result of a year-long project that involved working with a range of UK local authorities. The project was commissioned by the DRC and carried out by OPM.

Sticking together: Social capital and local government

In 2002 and 2005, Camden commissioned two surveys aimed at measuring social capital, as it is broadly understood, in the borough (Office for Public Management 2002 and 2005). This publication is intended to help Camden explore the significance of the survey findings and develop policies in response to them. But we also hope it will help others in local government… Read More

The Future of Unpaid Care in Scotland

This is a report of an event held on 26 August 2005 at Murrayfield Stadium, as part of the research on the future of unpaid care in Scotland, undertaken by OPM, and commissioned by Care 21, a social work innovation unit located within the Social Work Services Policy Services Division of the Scottish Executive.

Good Governance Standard for Public Services

There is no common code for public service governance. This report addresses that issue, building on the Nolan principles for the conduct of individuals in public life by setting out six core principles of good governance for public services.