Social value enhancement
An essential resource for any buyer wanting to power-up their procurement with Social Value.
Our Success Factors report is full of useful insights to amplify your Social Value initiatives.
While larger corporates have resources at their disposal to understand this landscape, start-ups and SMEs are faced with the challenge of balancing growth and responsibility.
Social Value is being applied across all sectors of procurement - often with great success. However, there is a danger that buyers fail to recognise the specific challenges facing Professional Services sector. This session examines the challenges as well as the latest guidance available to buyer and suppliers.
We are 10 years into the Act but less than 50% of Councils in England actually make their Social Value Policies easy to access. This session looks at how leading councils are engaging their supply chain especially VCSE and SMEs.
This session looks at ways that businesses can scale a localised approach and measure the impact of their actions.
This session is specifically at buyers who are at the start of their journey in embedding social value into procurement and want to learn from those who are more expert. It includes examples on how best to develop a social value policy and the dos and don'ts from those who have done it all before.
What happens when it goes wrong, and how can we ensure that social value is actually delivered? This is session is for procurement and commissioning colleagues and maps out how to avoid contractual pitfalls and what to do when suppliers fail to deliver
Today, the digital sector is vast. So many services are delivered and procured digitally and this is only going to grow. The public sector is just as much a part of this as the private sector; spend by local government in the digital sector is currently estimated to be about £2.6 billion.
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