The Scape Group has launched a new regional construction framework, which will measure social value as standard. The four-year framework, will operate across the Midlands and East of England, and comprises 11 lots for projects valued at up to £5m. The framework will provide construction services for public sector projects in the Midlands and East of England, covering Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Essex and Hertfordshire. According to the Scape Group, it will take a strengthened approach to demonstrating value for money, and as standard, now measures social value, via a TOMs (Themes, Outcomes, Measures) method, developed in association with Social Value Portal. The Scape Group will also continue to monitor project performance via additional Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for local spend and local employment. The framework will also ensure that at least one social enterprise is engaged on every project. It will replace the … (To read the full article, subscribe below)

Jamie Hailstone

Senior reporter – NewStart