The Social Value Act, introduced in 2013, allows councils to take social value delivered through a contract into account when procuring services. The legislation was intended to help local authorities commission services based on the best overall value to the community, rather than just awarding contracts based on lowest cost. … Read more
We spoke to three boroughs about using practicalities of using council-owned companies (COCos) to develop new housing to help meet London’s shortage.
Future of London member Peabody have been shaking up housing procurement with their drive to involve more small firms in their new developments. We spoke to Claire Bennie to find out more.
In the latest Spotlight feature we look at the regeneration of a former military site in Barnet. Can brownfield development ease London’s housing crisis?
This new monthly feature will cover some of the key regeneration work being undertaken by members of Future of London.