The revival story of the north is as apocryphal as Cnut’s attempt to turn back the tide and as much dependent on anecdote as Henry’s chronicle.
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As we move towards an outcome focus in policy, it is important that procurement and commissioning practice follows suit. This means monitoring the benefit that procurement spend and supplier activity brings to local economies and priorities – and giving the suppliers the basis by which they can demonstrate economic and social value.
Just because we’re in the middle of an economic crisis, doesn’t mean to say that regeneration is simply a luxury that we can do without. Regeneration is for life, not just for Christmas (sorry, I couldn’t resist!)
How To Step Out provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to those who want to join the small but steady stream of organisations leaving the public sector to forge a brave, new relationship with their customers, communities, staff and commissioners as social enterprises.
A new report examines our success to date in creating lifetime neighbourhoods. Mark Bevan and Karen Croucher explore some of the challenges involved in ensuring the needs of all ages are met
Scotland’s new regeneration strategy pledges to renew the government’s focus on community-led solutions. Good news for housing associations? Austin Macauley reports
In practice our work has generated a new paradigm of integrated investment and delivery arrangements. The centrepieces of this reform work are a joint commissioning hub (being led by Salford’s director of public health) and a joint prevention and early intervention delivery model at neighbourhood level.
Brendan Nevin argues there’s a mismatch between the coalition government’s approach to housing and the social and economic reality on the ground
The importance of human-scale institutions has been a key theme throughout David Boyle’s work. Now the former journalist has written a guide to restoring ‘the human element’ to organisations.
Julia Unwin argues poverty in the UK should not be accepted as a fact of life, but that its eradication requires a new course of action.