Mutual Ventures

We are passionate about better delivery models for better public services.

Mutual Ventures support public service commissioners, organisational leaders and front-line staff who are seeking to identify, develop and grow the right delivery model for their services. Increasingly, this is in response to the challenges of devolution and integration.

We support our clients to become public service entrepreneurs – combining a strong public service ethos with commercial discipline to create organisations that have the right systems and culture, empower staff to innovate and deliver high quality services.

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The challenge of devolution and integration – are you ready?

With changes in the political landscape across England and Wales following the local, mayoral and assembly elections, one thing is sure to remain constant: central government’s reform agenda. This can be summarised in two words: devolution and integration. Together, they capture the direction of travel in public services over the next five years. Devolution describes…

Integrated care requires CCGs to focus on ‘market building’

Writing for the HSJ, MV’s John Copps argues that CCGs need to play a much more active market making role if they are to get the best out of their providers. The role of commissioners of healthcare cannot be limited to specifying needs, issuing contracts and paying invoices. They must adopt the role of “market-builder”…

Public service staff need space to learn from mistakes

Writing for HuffPost, MV’s Andrew Laird says public service staff need to be given safe space to learn from mistakes… I recently read “Black Box Thinking” by Matthew Syed, which looks at how we learn (or don’t) from our mistakes. I was really struck by the comparison of how the aviation industry and the health…

Should public services be “experimental”?

Writing for Pioneer’s Post, MV Director Andrew Laird urges public service managers and practitioners to be more open to the prospect of experimentation… What is the right level of experimentation in public services? This is a question that we are hearing (and posing) a lot in our work with public service commissioners and front line…


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