Public sector procurers
Cardiff Council has long been recognised for its commitment and leadership in prioritising social responsibility. Read how they have used the National TOMs to measure and track social value on one of their major projects.
Our CEO, Guy Battle, gives a fair, honest and potentially unpopular overview of Boris Johnson's time as Prime Minister, and the legacy he leaves behind him.
There’s a huge amount of untapped potential for the insurance and risk management industry to create social value. That’s why we are working with global insurance broker Gallagher and industry bodies like ALARM, to see what this looks like in real terms.
Part of our 'Social value people' series. For our inaugural edition, we sat down with Michelle McCann, Executive Director of Sustainability and Social Value at NHS London Procurement Partnership.
The Queen's Speech 2022 continued from where the Levelling Up agenda left off. Our CEO, Guy Battle, highlights some reasons to be cheerful, and throws in a few words of warning in the process.
NEPO301 won the 2022 awards for Best Public Sector Project at the National Social Value Awards. Read more about how they tackled the notoriously difficult task of applying social value frameworks to the energy sector, and worked with EDF to make a real difference in the North East
From 1 April, NHS organisations will be required to adhere to new net zero and social value guidelines. How does this affect you? Nathan Goode, our Chief Strategy Officer, talks you through how procurers and suppliers can prepare for a new chapter for the NHS.
Want to do good at no extra cost to your organisation? Don’t we all! There is a way. Embedding social value into procurement has enormous potential to do just that. It can radically improve the economic, social and environmental wellbeing that a contract delivers.
How many times are the words “social value” heard in public sector procurement departments each week? Probably loads – and we’re delighted about that. Social value is one of the key themes of the National Procurement Strategy for Local Government and is really gaining momentum.
In our webinar session on social value for SMEs back in June, we announced that we would be publishing a collection of step by step guides for Buyers, SMEs and VCSEs.
It's is very easy to assume that including social value in a tender process will make it too hard for small and medium businesses or voluntary organisations. We've created a step-by-step guidesto tell you just how beneficial it could be to engage SMEs.
Want to do good at no extra cost to your organisation? Don’t we all! There is a way. Embedding social value into public sector procurement has enormous potential to do just that. It can radically improve the economic, social and environmental wellbeing that a contract delivers.
As 2022 marks 10 years since the Public Services (Social Value) Act came into force, Guy Battle takes stock of where we are, and how things look for the year to come.
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