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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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…

Mutual Ventures delighted to sponsor SEUK award

Mutual Ventures were delighted to sponsor the Health and Social Care award at the annual SEUK awards bash. Huge congratulations to Wellbeing Enterprises CIC, who won the award. They are a health and wellbeing social enterprise based in Runcorn and do quite amazing work with the local community. From the MV team, Andrew and David…

“We won’t get a better opportunity to redesign services – we must seize it” Report on the Delivering Devolution event in Manchester (12th October)

To download the presentations from the event, scroll to the bottom of this page. Organisations delivering health and social care in the North West are optimistic about devolution –  that was the overwhelming sense from last week’s event in Manchester, Delivering Devolution – the role of new public service delivery models, co-hosted by Mutual Ventures…

Are Elected Mayors An Opportunity Or Threat For Social Enterprise?

Writing for HuffPost, MV’s Andrew Laird looks into the potential unintended consequences of devolution and elected mayors… Over the last five years, the government has put the country on a devolution course with increasing spending powers going to local areas. In many places, such as Manchester and Liverpool, devolution deals are tied to an elected…


  • This is useful for anyone interested in the detail of the various devolution deals @SocialEnt_UK @EmployeeOwned
  • Delighted to sign our @TimetoChange pledge yesterday. We all need to raise awareness of mental health issues
  • @HSJnews Daily Insight: The rules for creating an MCP - rule one - keep GPs fully consulted.
  • Fantastic insight from @SirBobKerslake - All nhs spin outs already have to balance their books. @socadventures…
  • RT @MutualVentures: "If I'm not involved early I become capricious" great quote from @25DavidPearson on and political engagement
  • RT @willsop: Which is at once really helpful and really challenging. Points to new forms of relationship needing developing and…
  • "If I'm not involved early I become capricious" great quote from @25DavidPearson on and political engagement