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Members Exchange Series
In November 2016 Social Value UK held the Social Value Members Exchange, an annual event where members of the community come together for round tables, presentations and collaboration. The morning was made up of lots of interesting and inspiring conversations that we think everyone…
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Is your data good enough?
This is a blog post by Jeremy Nicholls, CEO at Social Value UK and Social Value International.  Whether data is rigorous enough is a common discussion amongst social impact analysts, social accountants and evaluators. And the great thing is that it is always possible to argue…
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Impact management is a state of mind!
This is a blog by Ben Carpenter, Operations Manager, Social Value UK. There’s a slight change in the air… You may have heard it whispered on the grapevines… “Impact Management” is the phrase on everyone’s lips. No longer are people talking about impact measurement. Now,…
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“So it’s not about ranking…
  This is a guest blog from John McLean. John has a diverse background in both the public and third sector working on projects including policy development, quality management and impact measurement. He shares with us his views on monitoring quality and how to make…
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Understand changes document
New Publication: Understand What…
Today Social Value International published a new Supplementary Guidance document that accompanies “A Guide to Social Return on Investment (2012) and focuses on Principle 2. Within the context of all of the Principles of Social Value, “understand what changes” is…
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Beware the trip of the tongue
This is a guest blog from Vincent Neate, Head of Sustainability Services at KPMG UK. Vincent has over 20 years of experience at KPMG, where he has been at the forefront of creating relationships and practices based on sustainable value creation. Vincent has recently joined the Social…
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Solace Women’s Aid uses…
Gill Herd, Contract and Performance Manager at Solace Women’s Aid, told us about her experience of using SROI in partnership working in our newest case study. An extract is below, but to read the entire case study download the pdf here. Solace Women’s Aid is a London-based…
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Trafford Housing Trust social value
New SROI Case Study: Trafford…
Below is an exerpt from our newest case study on how organisations are using SROI. To read it in full, download the pdf here. SROI is used across a wide range of different sectors, countries and geographies. One area which has seen an increased take up of SROI is the housing sector.…
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Change
Can Change be Social Value’s…
This is a guest blog by Ken Hunter, an Edinburgh-based independent consultant largely focusing on change and internal communication and engagement. He has over 30 years’ experience in-house and as a consultant with organisations such as BP, Shell, Safeway, Rolls-Royce and GE…
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Driving Social Value
All members of Social Value UK are welcome and encouraged to contribute to our blog in whatever way possible. Today’s blog comes from our member Tom…
Social Value Matters: Going Mainstream 2019
Be part of this momentous moment as Social Value International hold their first conference in Asia. Hosted by national network Social Value Taiwan this…
Announcing The North York Moors National Park Authority as Social…
We are proud to announce that The North York Moors National Park Authority have joined Social Value UK as Social Value Pioneers! The North York Moors National…