According to a, “public sector austerity is set to continue, governments across the world are looking to forge new relationships with their suppliers based on social value.” Professor Olinga Ta’eed recently drew my attention to this video, where he explains to how suppliers to the public sector will be required to deliver resources back to the communities served by the organisations they are doing business with. This has far-reaching implications for businesses supplying the public sector.     Visit for the original article.

VIDEO: Social value to redefine public/private sector relations in times of austerity

Governance Advisory Practice
We highly recommend this video to anybody interested in governance, quality and risk in the NHS. Judge Mervyn King, a long-time friend of the late Nelson Mandela, speaks with deep commitment about the responsibilities of directors in the NHS, and the courage required to take difficult decisions in times of budgetary constraint. Judge Mervyn King Mervyn Eldred King (born 22 July 1937, Johannesburg) is a South African corporate attorney, arbitrator, mediator, corporate director, commission chair, author and speaker. A former judge of the Supreme Court […]

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