Mutual Ventures

We are passionate about better, more sustainable public services

Our approach is based on our knowledge and commitment to public services whether delivered within the public sector or independently. We work across all areas including children’s services, health and social care, culture services and more.

We understand that every client faces their own challenges. Our team bring a ‘can do’ spirit and will work in partnership with you to find a solution that fits.

We work throughout the UK, with offices in London, Bristol and Cardiff

Latest News

We are increasing the range of services we offer

To help public service leaders prepare for an uncertain future, we are increasing the range of services we offer to our clients. You may know us for our expertise in developing and growing alternative delivery models such as local authority trading companies and staff led mutuals etc. We will still continue to offer this support…

Public Services face the greatest uncertainty yet – but the show must go on

Writing for Public Sector Focus, MV Director Andrew Laird explores the impact central government instability has on services and what can be done about it. Public services are facing uncertainty… “So what’s new?” I hear you say. It’s true that the perfect storm of reducing or frozen budgets and increasing demand and expectations has been…

The battle for public service markets

Writing for HuffPost, Mutual Ventures Director Andrew Laird describes the public service market “battle ground” and makes the case for locally driven, balanced markets which engage both public-sector and independent providers. Our politicians are in a bit of a quagmire in terms of domestic policy. The June election kick-started an important debate on the role…

Integrating Whitehall: the case for a Department for Public Sector Reform

To achieve the goal of a coordinated approach to complex public service issues, integration must happen in Whitehall argues MV’s Emmet Regan. This article was published in the MJ on 24 October 2017 – view here. Our public services will face unprecedented challenges over the next five years. The near impossible trifecta of rising complexity,…