The challenges of implementing social value


Social Enterprise UK has published ‘The Future of Social Value’, following a year of operation for the Public Services (Social Value) Act. The report looks at the challenges of implementation and gives recommendations for its success.

The legislation places a duty on government, councils, the NHS and other public bodies in England and Wales to consider how they might improve the economic, social and environmental wellbeing – the “social value” – of a relevant area when they buy and commission services.

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