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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Journal 03: on working from home and homeschooling Welcome to Design Council’s weekly journal. This week we’ve learnt how to work from home and home-school simultaneously as well as be agile and flexible in an entirely new way. Welcome to Design Council’s weekly journal. This week we’ve learnt how to work from home and home-school simultaneously.

News — 06/04/2020

How the design of places can support the COVID-19 emergency and shape a post-crisis society A few days into the COVID-19 lockdown, Design Council virtually gathered a group of Built Environment Experts to harness their shared brainpower and conceive meaningful ways in which we, as a collective group and national organisation, could provide immediate help. A few days into the COVID-19 lockdown, Design Council virtually gathered a group of Built Environment Experts

News — 03/04/2020

How the design of businesses, services & social innovation can support during the COVID-19... On Thursday, 26th March, Design Council convened our network of experts through a series of remote roundtables. Key topics on the table spanned from getting equipment and resources to those most in need through to a total redesign of services as we currently know them On Thursday, 26th March, Design Council convened our network of experts through a series of remote roundtables.

News — 03/04/2020

Journal 02: Social Distancing or Physical Distancing? “When we deny the story, it defines us. When we own the story, we can write a brave new ending.” Brene Brown. In a year’s time, will we remember what it felt like to live, work and play during the Coronavirus outbreak? Probably not. If it’s not written down; it didn’t happen. “When we deny the story, it defines us. When we own the story, we can write a brave new ending.” Brene Brown. In a year’s time, will we rem

News — 03/04/2020

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