Public service outsourcing leaves out social enterprise

Social Enterprise UK has published ‘The Shadow State: A report about outsourcing of public services’. It makes the case that a “shadow state” is emerging in which a small number of large companies providing outsourced public services are becoming too big or complex to fail, with serious consequences for Britain’s economy and communities.

Various press coverage, but see SEUK’s news item with link to the report (pdf, 386KB).