Tag Archives: Vulnerable

Blog post discusses competition and choice in public service provision

The London School of Economics blog post, Vulnerable consumers and public services – can competition and switching reduce inequalities?, “assesses the consequences of market competition for vulnerable consumers.”

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New Zealand Treasury releases latest analytical paper

The New Zealand Treasury have released the third analytical paper, Characteristics of children at greater risk of poor outcomes as adults (PDF 500kb). The paper, “summarises the main findings of an analysis of integrated administrative data that describes the characteristics … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Ombudsman report examines administration of income management for vulnerable youth

The Commonwealth Ombudsman report, Administration of income management for vulnerable youth (PDF 6MB) has been released. The report identified issues related to the administration of vulnerable youth income management by the Department of Human Services.  

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ACEVO Commission into Delivering Better Public Services releases report

ACEVO, a network in the United Kingdom comprising charity and social enterprise leaders have released the research report, Remaking the State (PDF 1.5MB). The Commission examined key challenges for government including how to achieve a balance between high quality service … Continue reading

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Australian report examines school transitions for vulnerable young people

A report entitled, School transitions for vulnerable young people : re-engaging students through local initiatives (PDF 11MB) has been published by The Victoria Institute for Education. The report examines, “approaches to support primary to secondary school transitions and includes an audit and … Continue reading

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Article discusses the need for agencies to share information and data to prevent the vulnerable

The article, Better sharing of data among government agencies is vital if we want to protect our most vulnerable citizens, discusses how agencies need to improve data and information sharing to improve outcomes for citizens and outlines some of the … Continue reading

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Blog post discusses co-design and the vulnerable

A Power to Persuade blog post entitled, Seeing like a citizen : is co-design the best way to support vulnerable people?, examines the strengths and weaknesses of the co-design methodology in relation to social exclusion using two case studies from … Continue reading

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SSAC report recommends Universal Credit priorities for action

The Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) in the United Kingdom has released the report, Universal Credit : priorities for action (PDF 260kb). The report makes a number of recommendations, “to help ensure the effective roll-out of the rest of the … Continue reading

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New book from OECD examines social services integration for vulnerable groups

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published the book, Integrating social services for vulnerable groups : bridging sectors for better service delivery. The book, “looks at the ways in which governments design and deliver integrated social services … Continue reading

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New Zealand Treasury publishes summary report on request for information to improve results for vulnerable children and families

The New Zealand Treasury has published the, Summary report of the Request for Information : How can government improve results for our most vulnerable (at-risk) children and their families? (PDF 1.3MB). “The Request for Information focused on: -Effective ways of … Continue reading

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