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  • Case Study: Setting Retrospective Targets in Frameworks with Bury Council
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    Case Study: Setting Retrospective Targets in Frameworks with Bury Council

    In 2014, Barclays was awarded the financial services contract by Bury Council as a part of an Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA) financial services framework. This pilot study aimed to assess how the Social Value Portal (the Portal) could be used to set targets retrospectively and then to measure the ongoing delivery of social value (SV)...

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  • Case Study: Integrating Social Value into Planning
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    Case Study: Integrating Social Value into Planning

    When developers, Legal & General Property approached the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham with a proposal to redevelop a large property, the combined parties wanted a question answered: “Would focusing on Social Value give the local community better outcomes than was usually the case?”. In the case of L&GP’s £100m project, 245 Hammersm...

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  • Case Study: Harrow Council
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    Case Study: Harrow Council

    Harrow Council and Social Value Portal (SVP) work together to pilot a Social Value assessment tool on a tender for the renovation and refurbishment of a council property in Harrow.     The SVP procurement platform was used to assess the Social Value of each bid based on a set of Themes, Outcomes and Measures (TOMs Matrix) developed by Harr...

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  • Social Value Maturity Index Launched!
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    Social Value Maturity Index Launched!

    Chris White MP says that the Social Value Act has the potential to transform public sector buying, to save money and unlock the inherent good in business Social value indexChris White MP for Warwick and Leamington, Laura Langstaff, Head of Procurement for OrbisGuy Battle, CEO Social Value Portal, Jonathon Porritt CBEChris White MP for Warwick and Leamingt...

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    Can The Rail Industry Deliver Social Value?

    Guest Blog – Liz Holford Rail is an important industry in Great Britain, employing around 212,000 people and enhancing the productive potential of the economy by around £10.2bn a year. Key industry players have collaborated with Business in the Community and Rail magazine to publish “A Guide to Responsible Business”. It’s a sponsored publication,...

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