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We are partnering with E3M for a special seminar on "Public Benefit Partnerships". The event has been developed in response to the changing context for local public services including: The need for new innovative models. The public want more choice, there is growing demand and limited resources. Concern over traditional outsourcing failures with large private companies. Increasing interest in social value and how to use resources for maximum benefit to the community. Issues with transactional procurement relations that are limiting…Find out more »
The King's Fund is pleased to announce a one-day conference on "Thinking differently about commissioning", to be held at their London headquarters between 9am and 5pm on Wednesday 25th September. Commissioning and the role that commissioners play is changing. Providers and commissioners are increasingly planning services together, and commissioners are working across health and social care. The old ‘purchaser–provider’ split is blurring and what was once a system based on competition is evolving into a system focused on collaboration. Rather than…Find out more »
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Basis is holding a workshop for social impact, start-up or growth organisations Brexit has prompted many large organisations to set-up subsidiaries or move to continental Europe to ensure their businesses can continue to thrive. Smaller companies, including social impact organisations, are often less prepared. However, social impact, of course, knows no boundaries and many want to (or continue to) do work within the whole of the EU. The Netherlands and particularly the City of The Hague is positioning itself as…Find out more »
CCIN is holding their 2019 CCIN Annual Conference and Co-operative Showcase hosted by Rochdale Borough Council on Wednesday 2 October. This year's theme is: Developing Co-operative Councils: Building Co-operative Places: Developing Co-operative Councils – how the co-operative council approach is embedded within Member Councils and more needs to be done Building Co-operative Places – how Member Councils are engaging locally using procurement, co-operative development and citizens panels to deliver services and add Social Value Meet other co-operators from around the…Find out more »