BBC Radio 4's The Fix looks at how we can solve tricky social problems through innovative policy design. Our CDO, Cat Drew co-presents the third series, which explores one of the UK’s biggest challenges - debt. Cat visits the borough of Barking and Dagenham where more than one in ten people owe money to the council. 

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Design Council launches inclusive design workshops for Network Rail staff Run by Design Council, the workshops will enable colleagues from across Network Rail to hear about and discuss ideas for designing infrastructure that works better for everyone. Run by Design Council, the workshops will enable colleagues from across Network Rail to hear about and discuss ideas for designing...

News — 23/02/2021

Design Council Supports UK active letter to Prime Minister The coronavirus pandemic is also having a profound impact on our nation’s mental health. As we build back better, physical activity can help to reduce the risk of depression by 30% and can be as effective as medication for people with mild-moderate depression and anxiety. The coronavirus pandemic is also having a profound impact on our nation’s mental health.

News — 12/02/2021

Design Council welcomes Government’s commitment to prioritise good design in placemaking On 30 January 2021 the Government announced a range of measures to prioritise good design in placemaking. This includes the establishment of an Office for Place within the next year, which will support local communities to turn their designs into the standard for all new buildings in their area. On 30 January 2021 the Government announced a range of measures to prioritise good design in placemaking. This includes the establishment of

News — 04/02/2021

Minnie Moll appointed as Design Council’s new Chief Executive Design Council Trustees are delighted to announce the appointment of Minnie Moll as the organisation’s new Chief Executive. She will formally take up the position on 1 March 2021. Design Council Trustees are delighted to announce the appointment of Minnie Moll as the organisation’s new Chief Executive...

News — 11/01/2021

Applications Closed: Design Council recruits for a new network of experts! Building on the success of our long-standing built environment expert network, Design Council is now looking to bring in a wider range of active leaders and change-makers – from various professions, backgrounds and localities – to join a refreshed network of experts. We are acutely aware that the design and built environment sectors lack diversity.

News — 26/11/2020

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