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UKGBC Framework for Defining…
For the built environment sectors, last week came with good news as the UKGBC launched a new framework to complement existing tools and approaches for social value in the sector and in this blog we’ll share a few of our reflections on its introduction. A commonly raised challenge…
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Announcing our 2020 SVUK Members…
Social Value UK conducted a survey with our members and network at the end of December 2020 to gain greater insight into the effects the global health pandemic has been having across our membership community here in the UK. The survey also explored the importance of social value throughout…
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Announcing Cara Kennelly as a…
Social Value UK are proud to announce Cara Kennelly of VINCI Facilities has achieved Level One Associate Practitioner status. VINCI Facilities delivers Facilities Management (FM) and Building Solutions (BS) to organisations across a wide range of sectors. VINCI Facilities have developed…
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Lobbying government for improved…
Today Social Value UK, along with 11 other social enterprise support organisations, have responded to information you’ve provided in our recent survey on COVID-19 financial support. We are working to influence the government to ensure that the support packages can work for you.…
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whatimpact announce educational…
Tech for good company whatimpact.com are on a mission to create positive change between the private and third sector. Their first-hand research provides recommendations to improve collaboration between companies, charities, social enterprises and grantmakers. These…
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BSI Guide to Understanding and…
The BSI Guide to Understanding and Enhancing social value was published late last year.  Social Value UK and Social Value International had positions on the working group that has developed this guide.  Social Value UK also worked with members to provide a response to the consultation…
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An SVUK team review of the new…
Welcome to the start of a new year and the launch of the eagerly anticipated new Social Value Model for central government (set out in procurement policy note PPN06/20 for those who like the lingo!). This is a short blog setting out the Social Value UK team’s perspectives on this…
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Building momentum: SVUK and built…
Merry Christmas from a sector that has taken big strides to Build Back Better. After the strangest year on record, this one has come to its end. Much was put on hold; one of the sectors that has been anything but standing still is the built environment. And being a sector well represented…
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Announcing Green Book Review Webinar
On 14th January 2020, Social Value UK will be hosting a webinar to discuss the Cabinet Office consultation of the Green Book Review 2020: Findings and response and the new Green Book (2020).  Social Value UK will be submitting a response to the Green Book Review and we invite…
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