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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Why community-sourced solutions lead to better resident health Communities are in a strong position to know what they want out of healthcare solutions – knowledge that has the potential to drive successful and scalable user-centred design, writes Dr Matthew Dolman. Communities are in a strong position to know what they want out of healthcare solutions

Feature — 24/02/2020

Launch announcement: States of Change UK Programme A UK learning programme to help civil servants become better at problem solving and innovation in their everyday work has been launched by a new partnership between States of Change, Nesta and Design Council. Nesta and Design Council partner with States of Change to lead innovation learning programme for UK civil servants.

News — 12/02/2020

Design Council is heading to MIPIM 2020! Good design plays a vital role in creating places that enrich our communities. But development is fraught with complexities. For decades, Design Council has been delivering independent and expert design consultation to professionals in the built environment and helping them overcome these... Good design plays a vital role in creating places that enrich our communities. But development is fraught with complexities.

News — 04/02/2020

A Framework for Designing the Future: Ellie Runcie, Chief Design Officer, BBC 2019 was a landmark year for design: 100 years since the Bauhaus set the foundations for modern design and 75 years since Churchill’s government established the Design Council to support post-was economic recovery. 2019 was a landmark year for design: 100 years since the Bauhaus set the foundations for modern design and 75 years since Churchill’s govern

News — 29/01/2020

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