We need a greater recognition in public policy that society is an integrated co-production between all of us, often happening instinctively across a number of domains.
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Could collective procurement be the way forward? Jenny Howarth thinks so
If we tap into the assets of communities we can make an impact in ways that regeneration schemes never could. But it requires investment, says Nick Massey
Procurement as a tool for achieving the best public policy outcomes founded on an understanding of what a place-based idea of the common good is cannot be either about scaling or seeding. At some level, and in most places, it is about both.
Government is offering more, not less, support for business. But by focusing on businesses that are already winning, its policy is about survival of the fittest, argues Elliot Forte
Flexibility is the key to ensuring public service commissioning has a positive social impact, as Jenni Inglis explains
The Isle of Wight Lottery, England’s first local lottery for employment, is proving to be a long-term solution to local business support provision, as Clare Goff finds out.
The government, for better or worse, isn’t going to establish a national urban skills strategy or learning programme. The burden has fallen onto practitioners and residents, to share what we know and talk to each other about what we don’t.
The government’s wide-ranging ambitions for introducing payment by results (PbR) regimes across a swathe of policy areas will significantly affect the way that social policy outcomes are addressed.
What went wrong with Business Link? Elliot Forte looks back on its rise and fall and examines whether latest attempts by government to support businesses are any more likely to succeed