There are already many examples of good practice in companies designing crime out of a product (car immobiliser, chip and PIN technology on credit cards) and out of services (the security to avoid stowaways on Eurostar, plastic glasses to prevent injuries in pubs). But these successes have been achieved without any clear public policy framework or government strategy.
Companies are often best placed to reduce the opportunities for crime against their own products and services, and this report discusses the need for a new partnership between government and the corporate sector.
State of the North 2024: Charting the course for a decade of renewalThe North’s communities are ambitious for a better future, but face systemic and pronounced inequalities. Gaps in power, wealth, opportunity, and health result in shorter, sicker, less fulfilling lives.
No home left behind: Funding a just transition to clean heat in ScotlandHow can we ensure that investment in clean heating in Scottish homes drives a just transition, sharing costs and benefits fairly?
The asylum backlog: Job done?This blog post sets out how the department must now grapple with a new set of backlog challenges.