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Choice & competition

As an ‘architect’ of public sector reform in Great Britain, Julian Le Grand has seen the process develop from the top as an advisor to Tony Blair. He tells Peter Cheney why...

Housing matters

Devolution has made a difference in housing with extra funding and the launch of a new government policy agenda for the sector. Ryan Jennings and Peter Cheney discuss progress on this plan...

A full legal offering

Alan Taylor takes over as Managing Partner in Belfast for law firm Arthur Cox. Owen McQuade met with him to discuss the remit of the firm’s work and how he sees its...

Delivering change

Bruce Robinson took over as Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service during the summer and Owen McQuade met with him to discuss a range of leadership issues. Bruce Robinson leads the...

Can ordinary people make a difference?

NICVA Chief Executive Seamus McAleavey considers how citizens can bring about change for the better in society. The outlook on all fronts has not been good these last few months and we’re...

No stranger to fiction

Having earned his place alongside writers like Agatha Christie and Charles Dickens in the Daily Telegraph’s Top 50 Crime Writers, Northern Ireland’s star crime writer, Colin Bateman, answered Ryan Jennings’ questions. By...

Delivering on the skills agenda

Owen McQuade talks skills and education with Trevor Carson, Director of the Learning and Skills Development Agency. As Trevor Carson acknowledges, “massive change” is under way in the further education (FE) and...