This guide from Social Enterprise UK, in association with Anthony Collins Solicitors, is intended to help with embedding social value in commissioning and procurement. It is aimed at local government or public bodies which will be affected by the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 in January 2013.
Similar consideratoins apply throughout the NHS (considered as an “anchor institution“).
The social value guide: implementing the Public Services (Social Value) Act. London: Social Enterprise UK, November 2012.
[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013].