BIS ANZSOG - Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis

Report
Civil Service Reform
Martin Donnelly
Permanent Secretary
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The case for change: the UK is facing significant economic challenges
We have to, we need to, and we want to change…
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The UK Government is focusing on two priorities…
Efficiency Savings
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Reduce the
Deficit
Preventing waste and focusing resources
on genuinely beneficial activities.
Public Sector Reform
A longer term view of transforming public
services while reducing future expenditure.
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Promote Growth
Using pan-Government resources to implement existing UK economic
policy while looking for new ways to support business and stimulate
opportunities for growth.
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The transformed Civil Service will be more unified, more open, more
accountable and more skilled…
Services delivered
online, designed for the
customer
Shared services and
pooled buying power
Fresh policy ideas
from new places
Accountability for
decisions and major
projects
Better leadership and
management of change
Better skills for all civil
servants
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Civil Service Reform is already making a difference...
Reform Plan
Transformation across the Civil Service
Digital strategies in every
department
1750 Government websites in 2009. Reduced to 444 in 2010
www.gov.uk is just one example of a new integrated website, saving £42m
Digital services designed around the customer
Share more services
Shared service centres for HR, IT, Legal and audit services
Reducing bureaucracy
6000 pages of procurement guidance replaced with 50
Contracts finder launched, with over 15,000 contracts published so far
Open up policy making
Launch of “What Works” Centres: research and think tanks supported by central
Government but working independently
Set up Major Projects Leadership
Academy
30 graduates already equipped to deal with £370bn of major projects, 90 more in training
First ever Civil Service-wide
Capabilities Plan and Competency
Framework
5 days training in commercial, digital, project and leadership skills every year for every
civil servant
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Civil Service Reform ‘in
action’: the Department for
Business, Innovation and
Skills
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The case for reform in BIS
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Designing change in BIS
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Better decision making
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Adopting new values
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New Ways of Working
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Building capability in the organisation
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The BIS Story: motivating our people
and managing our reputation
BIS is not as easy to sum up as other Departments
yet our achievements, role and impact are equally important
Learning how to manage
our reputation better
BIS’s capacity to deliver results and affect positive change
depends to a large degree on being able to influence and
inspire a wide range of stakeholders
Providing clarity around
our role in the world and
why we matter
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Developing a new
kind of language
Clear & inspiring narrative!
Our role, our plan, our purpose!
Focused not dumbed down!
Energising our people and partners!
Knitting together our plans
• Demonstrate what we stand for
• Capture our range of strengths
• Allow for the urgent & visionary
• Thought leading in our space
• Provide perspective and a way in for anyone
• Give us confidence & pride!
The BIS Story
Motivating and engaging
our staff, influencing our
stakeholders and manage
our reputation
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The BIS Story: motivating our people
and managing our reputation
Business as force for good
Clear & inspiring
It creates wealth and employment, increases living standards,
fuels creativity and builds the confidence for growth
Rationale
Our purpose is to
connect people to opportunity and prosperity
Clear purpose
We also believe Government has a vital
part to play in helping businesses succeed
Confident and
focussed
Our role is to make connections that
deliver sustainable prosperity
Making connections
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The BIS Story: motivating our people
and managing our reputation
Government
Connecting
Business!
Public
Connecting
Private!
Education
Connecting
Industry
Research
Connecting
Commerce
Central
Government
Connecting
Local
Government
Britain
Connecting
The World
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Thank you.
Questions?
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