Thank you to everyone who joined us on Friday the 26th of June to take part in our SME webinar. Presentation slides and a full recording of yesteray's event can be accessed below. Special thanks to our panelists Guy Battle, Terry Brewer, Rachael Morgan, Arnab Dutt,

The Indices of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) are a measure of relative deprivation used to rank neighbourhoods across the UK. Deprivation is essentially defined as ‘a lack of…’, and the IMD is intended to offer multidimensional information on material living conditions in an area or neighbourhood based on a

The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 was implemented in January 2013. It’s already widely used within public sector procurement to build stronger and deeper relationships with suppliers and deliver more value to local communities. However, the Act is not yet being used within the planning process and as