Social Value


GAP
UK Social Value Workshop – Making it Happen! The Public Sector (Social Value) Act 2012 came into force almost 3 years ago and it not only has the potential to transform how the Public Sector procures its services, but also how it can work with the private and third sector in delivering improved services to communities. Despite its obvious benefits many public sector bodies and businesses alike are struggling with the practical implementation of the act. You are invited to a workshop on 14th September 2015. The aim […]

UK Social Value Workshop – Making it Happen!


GAP
The Social Value Portal and DAC Beachcroft present ‘Making Social Value Work for Business,’ a morning workshop in Bristol on 02 June 2015. Speakers include The Cabinet Office and Knightstone Housing Authority. Workshop Description The Public Sector (Social Value) Act 2012 which came into force over 2 years ago has the potential to transform how the Public Sector not only delivers its services, but also how it can work with the private and third sector in delivering improved social services. Despite its obvious benefits many […]

Making Social Value Work for Business



The UK Social Value Portal

Source: socialvalueportal.com

It is good news and bad news as The Cabinet Office publishes its review by Lord Young of The Social Value Act. Key Points ‘in a second’:-

 

  • The Act is working well where it is being applied properly
  • The Act is delivering real benefits in terms of quality and cost savings
  • Commissioners are permitted to consider social value as widely as they wish
  • There is a real need for better measurement solutions
  • A decision about extending The Act and making obligatory it has been delayed
  • There will be a further review within the next two years to assess progress

Lord Young Review of The Social Value Act | UK Social Value Portal