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Social Value Act: Introductory guide

This is an introductory guide to the Social Value Act. Our aim is to give practical advice to commissioners and…

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Social value in new development – introductory guide

This guide is designed to help development teams, local authorities and other key stakeholders understand social value in relation to…

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Powerful Communities, Strong Economies report

The ‘Powerful Communities, Strong Economies’ report provides a framework that local authorities can use to commission for economic resilience and community…

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How to measure your impact on wellbeing – a guide for charities and social enterprises

A practical guide for charities and social enterprises. Whether you want to improve health, education or employment, measuring wellbeing can show you…

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How to measure your impact on wellbeing – guide for charities and social enterprises

This new guide from the What Works Centre for Wellbeing can help you to put together a set of simple…

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Our Money, Our Future – Chris White’s review of the Social Value Act

The author of the Social Value Act, Chris White has written this review of the Act’s effect on public sector…

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Five steps towards an inclusive and sustainable economy

We stand at a critical juncture. In this era of significant social, environmental, and political challenges, we have an opportunity…

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New website: building an economy that works for all

The Centre for Local Economic Strategies and the New Economics Foundation have launched a new website to help councils and…

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Valuation of Social Outcomes

New publication from Social Value UK; Valuation of Social Outcomes. This publication provides guidance for all forms of organisation on the…

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Manchester’s progressive procurement enables growth and tackles poverty

Manchester City Council is playing a pioneering role in reinvesting spend back into the local economy, according to a new…

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Social Value Academy: Manchester

An intensive one day training masterclass in social value for those working in commissioning, procurement, and as providers of goods…

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Alliance partners pledge to add social value

Salford Social Value Alliance partners have signed a pledge to to maximise social, environmental and economic value. The Salford Social…

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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce the launch of their Social Value Awards

The awards formally recognise the hard work and time that Chamber members give towards initiatives which benefit the wider community,…

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Social Accounting Workshop

The Social Audit Network will be running a Prove, Improve, Account Workshop in social accounting and audit on 27thand 28th…

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RealWorth Event and Survey on Attitudes towards Social Value in the Built Environment

Following the interest the RealWorth Social Value event convening in London later this month, a similar event is being held in…

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