Tag Archives: Commissioning

Public services news round-up: December 2018

In this month's digest of news from the public services world, we look at government procurement and the government's search for a domestic violence commissioner. Continue reading

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Impact round-up: October 2018

Welcome to our October impact round-up. This month we look at tackling loneliness, and announce our partnership with Foundation for Social Improvement. Continue reading

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Public Services News Round-Up: October 2018

The Autumn Budget is due next week which means all eyes are on the chancellor as he prepares to reveal whether austerity really is 'over'. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: September 2018

This month's roundup includes the last chance to feed in the open government consultation, important news on the European Social Fund, and upcoming events and training courses. Continue reading

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Public services round-up: August 2018

In public services news from the last month, we cover the civil society strategy, the latest developments in the NHS, and a consultation on the European Social Fund. Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about public services

Public service design and delivery is a key theme of the civil society strategy. Here we explore how the aims laid out in the Strategy will be achieved. Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What you need to know

The main themes and key recommendations of the government's civil society strategy, with our commentary. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: July 2018

Transforming Rehabilitation contracts will be ended two years early in 2020, the effectiveness of social impact bond models in health and social care have been explored, and NHS Expo is happening soon. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: June 2018

This month we’ve got new reports on commissioning and partnership working, along with more in the series of Health and Wellbeing Alliance webinars, and a free conference on social care. Continue reading

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Why Carillion’s legacy might be better social value

The collapse of Carillion raised fundamental questions about the risks of outsourcing and the effects of having services delivered by a few large providers. Continue reading

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