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.

Latest News

Theresa May Gives the Stamp of Approval to Public Service Mutuals

Writing for Huffpost, MV’s Andrew Laird reflects on the growing support for the mutuals agenda. After a year in which the election and then the subsequent spending review process has slowed the pace of public service reform, the government has clicked into gear and is putting the foot on the accelerator in support of public…

A new model for smaller providers to deliver at scale

Writing for Public Sector Executive, ahead of the Health + Care conference,  MV’s Andrew Laird explains an exciting new model for health and social care collaboration. There is little doubt that devolution will be the chief driver of public service reform for the remainder of this parliament. Local leaders across the country are enthusiastically negotiating…

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”…