Tag Archives: Commissioning

Public services news round-up: October 2016

This month's roundup features payment by results, National Citizen Service, good funding practice and more. Continue reading

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Commissioners and NCVO members work towards making the world a better place

Highlights from last week's Commissioning Academy, discussing the barriers that can prevent good commissioning outcomes and ways to overcome them. Continue reading

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Cultural Commissioning Programme: Sharing the learning

With phase one of NCVO's Cultural Commissioning Programme coming to an end, Jessica Harris looks back at the project's successes, and looks forward to phase two. Continue reading

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What to expect from the Work and Health Programme?

The weakness of payment-by-results in public services delivery, and in particular welfare-to-work schemes Continue reading

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Paying for data production: The problem with payment by results

Dr Toby Lowe (Newcastle University Business School) and Kathy Evans (Children England) argue that payment by results creates misguided incentives Continue reading

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Open contracting and grant transparency

Important steps being taken by government to improve transparency around public spending Continue reading

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How do local authority commissioners want to work with the voluntary sector?

Why local authority commissioners value the voluntary sector and how we can better work with them Continue reading

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Bold commissioning – a glimmer of hope

Innovative commissioning projects currently in motion Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: February 2016

The anti-advocacy clause, funding for smaller charities, why charities deliver public services, social prescribing and more. Continue reading

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Three types of grant funding that will be affected by the new anti-advocacy clause

A look at how the government's new anti-advocacy clause will have a negative impact on policy making. Continue reading

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