ACE seeks to strengthen UK public services, by providing peer support, insight, inspiration and education for Executives of Public Bodies.
Membership of ACE gives access to exclusive opportunities to meet with Ministers, Members of Parliament, senior civil servants and subject matter experts.
Our meetings, events, workshops and research, help ACE members gain the insider’s perspective on the key issues of the day.
We offer ACE members a range of Executive support, from peer to peer learning to networking events.
Tea @ IfG
22 February 2022, 16:00-18:00
Hybrid working, continuing the conversation “We’ve adopted the four c’s approach" shared an ACE member recently, alluding to advice given by a...
Embedding ED&I in Public Service DeliveryEDI remains a priority concern for leaders of Arms’-Length Bodies; within their organisations and...
Experimentation and Excellence in Hybrid Working Hybrid working requires a distinctive management style; one that is trusting, agile and flexible....
Reflections on Black History Month 20211st October marks the start of Black History Month (BHM) in the UK. First celebrated in 1987, it provides an...
The UK’s Institute of RegulationGood regulation is vital to the effective functioning of business and public services. The UK has over 80 regulatory...
A focus on public bodies in 2021Over the last few months we have noted an increased focus from the UK Government and wider groups on Arm’s Length...
JOBS & OPPORTUNITIES
All Chief Executives will have faced tricky moments, that is what makes our jobs so unique and interesting – ACE allows us to talk to each other frankly and without judgement, about what has worked and also sometimes what hasn’t.”
Martin Jones, CEO at the Parole Board and Interim ACE Chair
The Skillset of an Arm’s Length Body Chief Executive
The ACE Constitution
Transparency in Arm’s-Length Bodies: A Guide to Best Practice