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Public services

Effective public services are essential to the UK’s social and economic prosperity.

In order to continue meeting people’s expectations while reducing the UK’s budget deficit, government needs to look beyond efficiency to transform public services. This requires new commercial behaviours and an effective government centre.

The CBI works to create a policy environment in which public services are better able to achieve these goals, for the benefit of all UK residents.

February 8, 2016

The CBI has responded to the Prime Minister’s speech on prison reform.

December 15, 2015

Flexible contracts, greater innovation and collaborative risk management are among commercial behaviours the public sector should adopt to help achieve transformation and create sustainable services, the CBI says.

November 25, 2015

The CBI responded to the Comprehensive Spending Review and the Autumn Statement, given by the Chancellor of the Exchequer to the House of Commons.