Oldham Council Social Value Procurement Framework

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Oldham Council, in keeping with their aim of “delivering a Co-operative Borough” has developed a social value procurement framework. This framework details social, economic and environmental outcomes against which tenders will be evaluated and contracts monitored. This will allow the council to formally and consistently achieve social value in commissioning and procurement.

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Milton Keynes Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2012-15

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“The Milton Keynes Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2012-15 set out a commitment to reduce health inequalities, build on community strengths, shift the budget allocation towards primary and secondary prevention, and respond more effectively to the needs of different groups in the community. Continue reading

Procurement Policy Note – The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 – advice for commissioners and procurers

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This policy note gives an introduction of the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 and clarifies some of the terminology used. The requirements of the act are set out and examples given of how organisations can consider social value when commissioning and procuring services.

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Knowlsey Metropolitan Borough Council – Procurement Strategy 2012-2014

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The following information has been taken from Knowlsey Metropolitan Borough Council – Procurement Strategy 2012-2014: “As a council, we spend in the region of £130m each year on goods and services. As well as making sure that we achieve “best value” when buying goods/services, we also have a duty to use our purchasing power to help to deliver our wider corporate objectives and the Council’s pledges. Continue reading

Halton’s Social Value Procurement Framework

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Halton council has developed a Social Value Procurement Framework for commissioners, buyers and procurement officers. It aims to embed social value generation into each stage of the commissioning process to fulfil the council’s commitment to being acting in a socially responsible responsible and sustainable way.

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Delivering social benefis through public procurement: A Toolkit

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This toolkit was developed in 2010 as part of Investment Strategy Northern Ireland (ISNI). The toolkit sets out to give potential service providers a deeper understanding on how to gain social benefits from capital investments. The toolkit also provides several examples of procuring for social value and signposts for further research.

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