RESOURCES & PUBLICATIONS

A number of resources & publications are available to ACE members in the members’ area; these can include Cabinet Office reports, ACE newsletters and briefings, advice and guidance, the latest updates on civil service reform and any relevant case studies. We provide shortcuts to a few key documents to non-members below:

    Governance & Leadership

  • Leadership in Turbulent Times: The Importance of Influence, Risk Management & Engagement

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  • ACE Constitution

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  • Transparency in Arm’s-Length Bodies: A Guide to Best Practice

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  • Cabinet Office Code of Conduct for Board Members of Public Bodies

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  • Corporate Governance in Central Government Departments: Code of Good Practice

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  • The Continuing Importance of Ethical Standards for Public Service Providers

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  • Association of Chief Executives Privacy Policy

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  • Governance Code on Public Appointments

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  • Departmental Partnerships

  • The Impact of the Code of Good Practice: Building Partnerships between Departments and Public Bodies

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  • It Takes Two: How to Create Effective Relations Between ALBs and Departments

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  • Accountability in Modern Government, an Institute for Government report

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  • Departments’ Oversight of Arm’s-Length Bodies: A Comparative Study - a report from the NAO

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  • Departments’ Oversight of Arm’s-Length Bodies- a report from the Public Accounts Committee

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  • Classification of Public Bodies: Guidance for Departments

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  • Executive Agencies: A Guide for Departments

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  • The Approvals Process for the Creation of New Arm’s-Length Bodies: Guidance for Departments

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  • Cracking the Code: A Survey of the Partnerships Between Departments and Public Bodies

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  • Finance

  • Commercial Capability for Public Bodies

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  • Audit & Risk Committee Effectiveness: Assurance Checklist

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  • Managing Public Money

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  • Transformation

  • Infrastructure and Projects Authority - 7 Lenses of Transformation

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  • Efficiency By Design

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  • Transformation Guidance for Audit Committees

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  • Piecing Together the Quango Reforms - A Practical Guide for Managing Transitions

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  • Alternative Models for Service Delivery

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  • Reviews

  • Tailored Reviews: Guidance on Reviews of Public Bodies

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  • Lessons Learnt from the Set-Up Phase of the ‘Regulatory Futures’ Cross-Functional Review

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Please contact the ACE secretariat to become a member.

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