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.

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

MV turns 5 years old…a chat with Andrew, Olly and David

To mark the fifth anniversary of Mutual Ventures, the team asked the Directors how they felt about the journey so far and what they think the future holds. Here’s what they had to say…   Right, let’s start with Andrew… Where did the idea for Mutual Ventures come from? Me. Just kidding! It was very…

Devolution Is as Much About Sharing Power as Gaining It

Writing for Huffpost, MV’s Andrew Laird sets out his views on the devolution and integration agendas for public services… There seems little doubt that devolution will be the chief driver of public service reform in 2016. Local leaders are enthusiastically negotiating devolution deals as a means to bring decisions about public spending closer to themselves…

2016: What’s in store for public services?

2015 was always going to be a roller-coaster year for public services, especially with a General Election and subsequent spending review. With that now behind us and the New Year on the horizon, it’s a good time to ask what lies ahead in 2016. What changes can we expect in our public services, and how…

Another year wiser: What we have learnt from 2015

As the year draws to a close, it’s a good time for reflection. We asked members of the Mutual Ventures team and some of our clients tell us what they have learnt from 2015. “Big picture thinking always benefits from a dose of reality” John Copps is a senior consultant at Mutual Ventures Lots of…