Case Studies

  • Integrating Social Value in Planning
  • Interview: Leading by Example – Terry Brewer
  • Social Value in Scotland
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    Social Value in Scotland

    Social Value is part of the public procurement landscape across the UK. At one level, the desired end results are very similar, but terminology and methods of delivery vary and it is important to recognise and respond to differences of approach. In Scotland, the legislative focus is on “sustainable procurement”.  Community benefits clauses have been a ...

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  • Case Study: Harrow: making refurbishment better
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    Case Study: Harrow: making refurbishment better

    With the localisation of business rates being implemented over the coming years the importance of the local economy to councils will greatly increase, therefore providing a greater focus to local businesses through social value is essential Terry Brewer, Divisional Director of Procurement, Harrow and Brent Council Harrow Council refurbishes numerous of it...

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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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