Neil Euesden speaks to Trading Standards 10 February 2011

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Pinnacle-PSG Managing Director Neil Euesden - a member of the CBI Public Services Strategy Board - spoke to the Trading Standards Institute Conference on the importance of effective regulation in boosting public service reform.

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Neil Euesden speaks to Trading Standards 10 February 2011

  1. 1. Rethinking Public ServicesNeil Euesden, Managing Director, Pinnacle-PSGMember, CBI Public Services Strategy Board
  2. 2. Government Spending Government spending and tax revenues 49 47 45 43 spending % GDP 41 % GDP 39 37 receipts 35 Source: ONS/HMT
  3. 3. Government Spending Government spending and tax revenues 49 47 45 43 spending % GDP 41 % GDP 39 37 receipts 35 Source: ONS/HMT
  4. 4. 2. The CBI’s Public Services Strategy Board
  5. 5. “We urgently need to improve the quality of public services……” 100 90 80 70 60% 50 40 30 20 10 0 Strongly agree or tend Strongly disagree or to agree tend to disagree
  6. 6. “The problem is not lazy orincompetent people; it is red tapeand regulation so suffocating thatthey stifle every ounce of creativity.The federal government is filledwith good people trapped in badsystems: budget systems,personnel systems, procurementsystems, financial managementsystems, information systems.When we blame the people andimpose more controls, we make thesystems worse.”Al Gore
  7. 7. “In my contract, I have more “Managing my contract, I haveautonomy than I had in the public more freedom to experiment andsector.” innovate than I would have as a public sector employee.”100 100 90 90 80 80 70 70 60 60 50 50 40 40 30 30 20 20 10 10 0 0 Strongly agree/agree Disagree/strongly Strongly agree/agree Disagree/strongly disagree disagree
  8. 8. New Challenges● How do we regulate new and changing services on a local level? How can we ensure transparency without over-regulation? What can the business community do to help?● How can trading standards bodies help competition between providers flourish?
  9. 9. Rethinking Public ServicesNeil Euesden, Pinnacle-PSGPublic Services Strategy Board

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