Tag Archives: Localism

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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The value of small

Smaller and larger charities bring different, complementary strengths to the table, says Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales's Alex Van Vliet Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: March 2018

This month we've got the latest on Carillion and how charities are demonstrating the impact of their services. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: October 2017

The Living Wage Foundation's new report into low pay in the sector and other news from the public services sphere Continue reading

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Public Services News Roundup: August 2017

This month the impact of continued devolution across the employment, skills, health and social care agendas retakes the stage. Continue reading

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Building devolution from the ground up

Charities are important partners for local government when devolution plans are being developed and delivered. However, NCVO research suggests this isn't happening nearly enough. Continue reading

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The Road Ahead: What will 2017 mean for charities?

A taster of NCVO's Road Ahead 2017 report, which looks at the key drivers shaping the future of the voluntary sector by carrying out a PEST analysis. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: January 2017

Volunteering and public services, small charity friendly commissioning, outcomes-based contracts, VAT after Brexit, Commissioning Academy & Constructive Voices Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: November 2016

The autumn statement, sustainability and transformation plans, public sector perceptions, criminal justice, person-centred care and training. Continue reading

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Pragmatic co-production: Utopian dream or key to the future of civil society?

Srabani Sen discusses why she thinks that pragmatic co-production is key for the evolution of civil society Continue reading

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