The introduction of the Social Value Model for central government procurement is now starting to filter through into tenders. Here we provide a recap of what the model means for suppliers.
15th July, 2021
The decommissioning programme for the Sellafield nuclear complex in Cumbria will run for the next 100 years. To maximise opportunities for unlocking social value and meaningful change, four organisations who will help deliver the programme have developed a social impact toolkit to support potential supply chain partners.
28th June, 2021
Posted in Social Value
Well, why measure anything? There is an oft-quoted phrase from Peter Drucker’s book “The Practice of Management” which is “what gets measured gets managed”. The quote has a number of variants; “if you cannot measure it, you cannot manage it”, “you cannot manage, what you cannot measure” and so on. The point though is valid regardless of how it is stated.
28th September, 2020
The government has announced that organisations seeking to secure public sector work must set out how they will also deliver social value priorities. The new measure was announced on 24 September 2020, and comes into effect on 1 January 2021.