Spotlight: Social Value in Croydon

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

Pathways to better pay

Low Pay seminar

Our 16th October seminar, Tackling Low Pay in London, took stock of current trends and looked at what strategies are available to councils to engage with low pay sectors.