Capita’s National Conference on Commissioning Social Enterprise

Capita’s National Conference on Commissioning Social Enterprise

Capita’s National Conference on Commissioning Social Enterprise
Friday 27th April 2012
Central London

The launch of the Open Public Services White Paper last year and the introduction of the Public Services (Social Value) Bill in Parliament has meant that the role of Social Enterprise in public service delivery is becoming ever greater.

London, United Kingdom, February 02, 2012 –(– With greater emphasis now being placed on the consideration of social value in public sector contracts, Capita’s National Commissioning Social Enterprise Conference brings together leading Public Sector bodies and innovative Social Enterprise organisations to examine the impact of these policy developments and provide you with examples of best practice in building new commissioner provider partnerships.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear how your organisation could benefit from strategic use of Social Enterprise to deliver innovative solutions whilst stimulating new provider markets.

Benefits of attending:

– Explore the impact of the Public Service Bill on making the concept of ‘social value’ more relevant and important in the placement and provision of public services
– Consider the challenges and opportunities involved when working with Social Enterprise and identify the fundamentals necessary to make the market more accessible to new providers
– Take away best practice guidance on establishing and commissioning public sector ‘Spin Outs’ as a new model of service delivery
– Reflect on learning from an innovative Social Enterprise who has established a successful commissioning arrangement with a number of statutory agencies providing services and consulting on issues of delivery, quality systems and change management
– Identify effective strategies for de-commissioning existing services and commissioning new providers on an outcome-based approach

Speakers include:

– Chair: Allison Ogden-Newton, Chief Executive, Social Enterprise Londo
– Chris White MP, Member of Parliament for Warwick and Leamington, House of Commons
– Bob Ricketts, Director of Provider Policy, Department of Health
– Garath Symonds, Assistant Director, Young People, Surrey County Council
– Helen Kenyon, Director of Commissioning Intelligence, North East Lincolnshire Care Trust Plus
– Mandy Forrest,Director, Sheffield Wellbeing Consortium
– Lesley Dixon, Chief Executive, PSS
– Brendan O’Keefe, Head, Youth Services, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
– Christian Dingwall, Partner, Hempsons

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