About the publisher

Public, which is edited by Jane Dudman, builds on the Guardian's strengths in covering public services, in news and comment columns of the main paper and weekly in SocietyGuardian and on our award-winning website.

Public holds policy seminars, featuring speakers such as Sir Michael Barber, former head of the Prime Minister's delivery unit, and regular roundtables, where we bring together key players and debate current thinking. Public is packed with interviews, analysis, reports and supplements - keeping you up-to-date and informed with who's who and all that is happening in the sector.

Public is also involved in the Guardian's annual public services summit, former speakers have included Michael Howard, MP, Sir Terry Leahy, chief executive of Tesco, and David Miliband, MP among others.

Guardian Public is published by Guardian Professional, a commercial division of Guardian News & Media. We offer a range of products, services and bespoke communications packages to businesses and professionals working in media, education, environment and the public sector. Our clients include national and local government, companies, charities and other organisations.

Guardian Professional also publishes other websites including www.kable.co.uk and www.smarthealthcare.com. For more about Guardian Professional see www.guardianprofessional.co.uk.

Public leaders jobs

  • Outsourcing can often increase public service costs, not cut them

    If the Tories wish to upgrade public services, not just cut them, they will need to be open about pay and output – and stop trying to import hackneyed models from business

  • Let’s reinvent payment by results

    Payment by results has been vilified, but it could be adapted and developed to encourage early intervention, a strategy that is essential in tackling problems that affect children, as well as homelessness, mental illness and dementia

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