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SVUK in Erasmus+ ROI project…
Social Value UK is part of an Erasmus+ project to create a tool for SMEs to better understand the potential value of apprenticeships and work-based learning. Working with partners from 7 European nations the tool seeks to calculate the return on investment of such practices, with…
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Social value is about changes…
Measuring social value is important – but what we do with that information is even more important. Join our Maximising Value training course in Manchester on 25 May. So, as well as asking yourself the question of how to measure social value, we also need to be asking, why are measuring…
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Social Value UK announce Ben…
We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Carpenter as our new CEO. During last five years of working at Social Value UK, Ben has helped to grow and develop a range of membership services, most notably Assurance and Accreditation and SVUK’s involvement in the Impact…
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Hello to new organisational members…
We are delighted to announce that Vertigo Ventures have officially become organisational members of Social Value UK. Laura Tucker (CEO of Vertigo Ventures) says: “We are delighted to join Social Value UK. The network has a wealth of experience in social value measurement, and, we…
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Jeremy Nicholls is stepping down…
After ten years as Chief Executive Officer of Social Value UK (SVUK) and three years as CEO of Social Value International (SVI), Jeremy Nicholls is stepping down from both roles as of June. Jeremy is deeply committed to the continuing growth and success of SVUK and SVI and will maintain…
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Maximising social value through…
In this blog post, Catherine Manning, Membership and Networks Manager, explores how you can take steps to maximise the social value you can create through your procurement. What is social value? Social value is the relative importance that people place on economic, environmental and…
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Local councils, are you thinking…
Meeting the needs of their community is the driving force behind a council’s services, making it essential that they create as much social, economic and environmental value as possible. With the Social Value Act (2012) reinforcing this fundamental need, it is increasingly important…
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Impact Management: A chance to…
This is a blog by Social Value UK’s Operations Manager, Ben Carpenter. They will look back on 2017 and they will say “Ah, the year of ‘impact management” – well, maybe, or maybe it will only be me that says that (to an empty room)! In all seriousness, it has been a real…
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Anglian Building Products become…
Anglian Building Products have joined Social Value UK as organisational members. Anglian Building Products, the large projects division of Anglian Windows Ltd, specialises in the supply and installation of windows, doors and external wall insulation. Operating across England, Scotland…
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