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Measuring what matters most will help us invest in ideas we value

Too often measuring value is limited to physical things that are easy to count. Public and social value – such…

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Unlimited Potential wins ‘Against All Odds’ industry award for dedication to real Living Wage

Unlimited Potential was awarded a prestigious prize for its commitment to the real Living Wage at the national Living Wage…

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Working in partnership to support apprentices

Having been employed temporarily by a roofing company, Niomi had some construction site experience and was seeking opportunities local to…

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Social value in government procurement: Have your say

The Civil Society Strategy committed the government to use its buying power to drive social change. Central government will, in…

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Tenants at Bourke Gardens extra care scheme celebrate ageing.

Tenants at Bourke Gardens extra care scheme in Walkden took part in 10 activities to celebrate ageing. This was part…

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Making an impact pound by pound

Nearly 60% of spending by Salford City Council is now going to local suppliers – and that’s up 3% on…

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Carbon Creative’s Tree Planting Pledge

Name of Organsation: Carbon Creative Which of the 10% Better Outcomes does your pledge relate to? MORE volunteering MORE use of parks…

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Social Value & Inspiring Impact Roadshow

The Roadshow will be hosted by Social Value UK and the Greater Manchester Social Value Network. Monday 29th April 2019, 09.30am – 12.30pm Stockport…

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Tenants in Salford Extra Care Schemes celebrate ageing

Name of organisation: City West Housing Trust Brief outline of your organisation: A ForViva group member, City West is a…

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The Health & Wellbeing Benefits of Volunteering

This case study was taken from the Salford Volunteering Strategy. Diana is an activities volunteer at Barton Brook Care Home…

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Salford Untold Breakfast Event

Join Salford University for the unveiling of their Social and Economic Impact Report at an event that will celebrate the…

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RBH Launch New Guide on Social Value for Prospective Suppliers

As a significant employer and purchaser, Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH) recognises that it has a key role in helping to directly build…

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Update from Social Value Alliance Meeting held on 11th September

On 11th September members of the Social Value Alliance were invited to attend one of our regular meetings.  We hold…

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Government outlines vision to empower and invest in society

The first Civil Society Strategy in 15 years will build stronger communities by bringing together businesses, charities and the public sector, the…

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Inspiring Communities Together – Social Value Report 2018

The 10% Better Campaign  invites organisations from across the private, public and voluntary community and social enterprise sectors to use social…

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