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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2017: New Year, New Challenges

As we all adjust to the changes brought about over the last year, what does this mean for public services in 2017? John Copps looks forward to what might be in store for the year ahead. The past 12 months will live long in the memory. With the vote to leave the EU, the resignation…

What’s stopping genuine health and social care integration in England?

Writing for HuffPost, MV’s Andrew Laird discusses the barriers preventing NHS services and council run adult social care becoming a seamless experience for patients. Integrating health and social care make sense. It works from a service user perspective as they should spend less time being passed between acute, community and social care services and ultimately…

A different school of thought – what next for the government’s academies policy?

Compulsory conversion of community schools to academies has been dropped – but challenges remain for local authorities and small schools, write Ben Cahill. (A version of this article was published in the MJ on 8 December 2016 – click here.) The abandonment of the government’s academisation legislation was met with delight by many groups representing…

MV sign up to Time to Change

“One in four of us will experience a mental health problem every year – that means that, right now, one of your friends, colleagues or loved ones is going through it. But too many people with mental health problems are made to feel worthless or isolated. The way you act towards someone with a mental…


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