Give an overview of developments in strategy, policy and practice in Social Value in GM Showcase examples of good practice and be a forum for discussion and learning Facilitate networking with other people interested in social value approaches in GM.
GMSVN update July 2017 Matthew Jackson
Matthew Jackson – Chair, GMSVN
Greater Manchester Social Value Network
Welcome and Introduction to work of GMSVN
Why we formed?
A need for social value to be a consideration of Public, Social
AND Commercial sectors
Lots going on around social value but little awareness or
Exciting policy times and a recognition that social value should
Limited impact of Public Services (Social Value) Act
A need for a voice to push social value in Greater Manchester
The core purpose of GMSVN is to influence stakeholders, policy
and strategy at the Greater Manchester level, and to ensure that
all intervention whether that be through the behaviour of
business, the devolution agenda, commissioning and
procurement, or the delivery of projects and services, brings
maximum social value.
GMSVN Steering Group
Matthew Jackson – CLES (Chair)
Nigel Rose – MACC (Facilitator)
Anne Lythgoe – Salford City Council
Alison Page – Salford CVS
Colette Humphrey – Wythenshawe Community Housing Group
Marie Graham – GMCVO
Peter Schofield – AGMA Procurement Hub
Todd Holden – Business Growth Hub
Tom Wilde – Trafford Housing Trust
Vicki Ramsden – Bolton at Home
Meets bi-monthly to make the network thrive through: visioning,
influencing, planning, co-ordinating and evaluating.
Achieving our purpose
1.Collect – information, evidence and examples from across GM
Gathering and promoting case studies and an evidence base for social value.
2.Support – to deliver more effective social value policy, practice +
developing a collective training offer
supporting implementation of the GM Social Value Procurement Framework
3. Influence – behaviour of those with a stake
Sharing GM Social Value Procurement Framework
Seeking to embed social value into Health and Social Care Devolution
Discussing social value with the Mayor, LEP and others with political influence
Information about the network
Links to news and resources
New Charter Homes
We are looking for more case studies! Please submit any that you have
and we can promote them.
Salford: Mon 26th
Bolton: Mon 20th
Wythenshawe: Fri 8th
Making the Most Difference – ½ day workshop
Designed to help participants develop a practical understanding of
By the end, participants will have begun to design an organisational
roadmap to starting or continuing the journey in creating more social
Designed by GMSVN Training Sub-Group.
Free to use (based on limited set of conditions)
Relevant to anybody from a voluntary, private or public sector organisation
who wants to improve their social impact.
How do you get involved?
Aim to maximise your own social value, and spread the
message to others across GM.
Support the work of the network through:
Sharing case studies / blogs / news items.
Providing venues and receptions for future events
Helping with conference administration in the future
Facilitating workshops at future conferences
Contact our facilitator Nigel Rose: