The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 came into force in January 2013. The Act places a requirement on commissioners to consider economic, environmental and social benefits of their approaches to procurement before the process starts . But what is meant by 'social value' and what are the implications for VCS and the people they work with?
On the 25th February 2015 London for All held a half day event which looked at:
Please see below the agenda and presentations from the event:
Link to Working Chance here
Link to Social Value Act Review report here
Finally, a related presentation form our Health Inequalities event that you may find interesting by Jessica Allen from UCL Institute of Health Equity, Social Value.