Links specific to Greater Manchester:

Other useful links:

Social Impact reports:

Organisations that regularly host relevant training include:

Useful resources:

  • Social Value in procurement: The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 requires commissioners in public authorities to have regard to economic, social and environmental well-being when buying public services. Public bodies are now encouraged to make social value a consideration and look for providers who can also deliver value to the local community for minimal or no additional cost. This report summarises the discussions hosted by NLGN which explored the challenges posed by the Social Value Act.