Tag Archives: Social Enterprises

Sustainable Funding for Adult Social Care (London Councils)

Summary A funding gap of £907 million is forecast in the next five years in London. This document describes how councils are planning to narrow the funding gap for adult social care by working more closely with the NHS, improving … Continue reading

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Briefing on the Social Value Act (National Housing Federation)

Summary The Public Services (Social Value) Act comes into force on January 31st 2013. Social Enterprise UK has produced a guide to the implementation of the Act. This briefing from the National Housing Federation explains the implications of the Social … Continue reading

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Social Value Guide (Social Enterprise UK)

Summary 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 affected by the Public Services … Continue reading

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Health Special Administration: Consultation on Additional Safeguards to Protect Patients (Department of Health)

Summary The Health Special Administration consultation explains how safeguards to protect the services needed by patients will be extended to NHS services provided by social enterprises and other companies. The services which these social enterprises and other companies provide will be secured if they become insolvent, so … Continue reading

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New Organisational Models for Health and Social Care Delivery (Health and Social Care Partnership South East)

Summary This briefing paper reviews the development of employee ownership and social enterprises in health and social care. It looks at the creation of new forms of organisation as alternatives to direct service provision or conventional outsourcing. It is aimed … Continue reading

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Mutual Support and Social Capital in Retirement Communities (Housing LIN)

Summary This report from the Housing Learning and Improvement Network explores the contributions that residents in retirement community settings can make towards supporting their peers. It looks at approaches to building “social capital” in specialist housing for older people, taking … Continue reading

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