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The woman who acts as a contact point between the social enterprise and voluntary sector and the UK government emphasises the economic case for the role of the sector in delivering public contracts at the UK National Social Value Conference.
Social Procurement Festival: Social Enterprise UK’s Andrew O’Brien urges businesses to take on the “real challenge” of changing how they operate, while Social Value UK’s Catherine Manning lays out what good social value practice means.
"Like the protagonist in this film, my parents experienced poverty, rejection and what felt like insurmountable obstacles when they came to the UK" – Social Value UK boss Isabelle Parasram OBE reveals the films, books and more that inspire her.
Do we really care about the ability of organisations to make money at the same time as value for others? We must close the gap between what businesses report on and what they are held legally accountable for, argues Jeremy Nicholls.
“But how can it be neutral?” In the first of our new Nicholls & Dimes series, social value expert Jeremy Nicholls responds to the former Bank of England Governor – and asks how eminent economists can ignore the fundamental role of accounting.