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Good Morning, hope all of you had a nice weekend!  As every Monday, we update our blog with Transition Institute’s weekly round-up. Catch-up with last week’s key stories about Spin Outs, Social Value, and new models of public service delivery.

Before starting with the round-up, we would like to remind you that the Transition Institute [...]

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Good Morning, hope all of you had a nice weekend!  As every Monday, we update our blog with Transition Institute’s weekly round-up.  Catch up with last week’s key stories around Spin Outs, Social Value, and new models of public service.

Before starting with the round-up, we would like to remind you that the Transition Institute [...]

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Thanks to  the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 commissioners will need to consider Social Value in procurement processes.  This opens a new scenario; where the question to answer would be “Which tender improves the well being our locality or region?” rather than “Which tender offers the bottom line price?”

While some councils and commissioners [...]

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This article also appears in the Guardian Social Enterprise Network.

Recently a debate erupted on twitter, would outsourcing services where the focus is often on achieving economies of scale, be an obstacle to better services, or an opportunity? Whilst its true that economies of scale are often treated with suspicion when [...]

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Good Morning, hope this sunny weekend was good for all of you!  As every Monday, today we update our blog with Transition Institute’s weekly round-up.  Catch up with last week’s key stories around Spin Outs, Social Value, and new models of public service.

Monday, 3rd of September 2012  

A noteworthy piece on the [...]

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In ACEVO’s report “Communities in  Control: The new third sector agenda for public service reform”, Governance and Accountability is an issue included in the “Barriers to change” section.  As they comment, there is a general loss of faith in corporate governance, which also affects the spin-out and social enterprise sectors. [...]

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Good Morning. As usual the Transition Institute starts the Monday with our weekly round-up. Beyond a splendid fortnight of olympic news, we offer you the last week’s key stories around Spin Outs and new models of public service.

Hope all of you enjoy it!

Monday, 6th of August 2012  

Social Impact Bonds are a [...]

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Last week’s Monday, as the Transition Institute’s Team was wrapping up our last Spin Out Camp, we left you without our weekly selection of key stories related to spin-outs and new models of public service. If you missed it, you can read the press release of our Spin Out Camp or the Continue Reading

This article also appears in the Guardian Professional Healthcare Network.

In any economy, let alone one in recession, capital is king, so it is a primary consideration when contemplating reform of public services.

As both the chief executive of Social Enterprise London and chair of the Transition Institute, which supports public services, [...]

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So 2012 is kicking off with a bang here at the Transition Institute as we announce our three regional spin-out camp events taking place across the UK in the North West, North East and the Midlands.

We’ve got together an exciting list of partners to support public sector entrepreneurs who want to come along to an [...]

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