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Social Value in Greater Manchester



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What's happening in Greater Manchester on social value and the work of the Greater Manchester Social Value Network in GM. Presented by Matthew Jackson, CLES and Chair of GMSVN at conference in Wythenshawe in Sept 2017

Social Value in Greater Manchester

  1. 1. Matthew Jackson – Chair, GMSVN @GMSocialValue #gmsvn Greater Manchester Social Value Network Conference Welcome and Introduction to work of GMSVN
  2. 2. The big question What is social value?
  3. 3. The big question •Social value considers more than just the financial transaction and includes: happiness; wellbeing; health; inclusion; empowerment; poverty; environment.
  4. 4. 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 promotion Exciting policy times and a recognition that social value should drive it Limited impact of Public Services (Social Value) Act A need for a voice to push social value in Greater Manchester
  5. 5. Our purpose 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.
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. 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 + outcomes 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
  8. 8. GMSVN Website Information about the network Case studies GMSVN events Links to news and resources
  9. 9. Case Studies BAM Construct New Charter Homes Tier One Redgate Holdings Softcat We are looking for more case studies! Please submit any that you have and we can promote them.
  10. 10. Social Media @GMSocialValue
  11. 11. Events GMSVN Conferences: Salford: Mon 26th June Bolton: Thursday 20th July Wythenshawe: Fri 8th Sept
  12. 12. GMSVN Training Making the Most Difference – ½ day workshop Designed to help participants develop a practical understanding of social value. By the end, participants will have begun to design an organisational roadmap to starting or continuing the journey in creating more social value. 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.
  13. 13. 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:
  14. 14. Greater Manchester Social Value Network Conference Overview of developments in strategy, policy and practice in social value in GM
  15. 15. A time of opportunity in Greater Manchester….
  16. 16. There’s lots happening…! Sign-up for GMSVN news updates ( Follow @GMSocialValue on twitter Join the LinkedIn group Share your good news stories Get involved!

Editor's Notes

  • 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.
    GMCA - Members of GMSVN are involved in drafting the new GMCA constitution with a particular emphasis on having an explicit responsibility around social value in financial regulations.
    GM look at the growth and reform agendas – how can what we do contribute towards local economic growth and a reduction in demand for public services?
    Inclusive Growth Analysis Unit – Partnership between Manchester University and JRF – Providing research and analysis into how GM can transform it’s economic model into one of inclusive growth
    Greater Manchester Strategy – stronger together
    GM H&SC Devolution – Taking Charge – emerging opportunity for social value as an enabler to wider health outcomes – jobs, skills, workforce conditions, tackling poverty and disadvantage….
    GM Spatial Framework in development
    Health and Social care Locality planning across 10 districts
    GM LEP – huge opportunity for social value via the business sector
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