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

Now the poetry is over: how metro mayors can govern in prose and deliver for citizens

MV’s Emmet Regan looks at how a close focus on delivery can help the new metro mayors meet their pledges to citizens. New ‘metro-mayors’ are now in place in Manchester, Liverpool, the West Midlands, the Tees Valley, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, and the West of England. The newly elected politicians have an ability to drive forward…

Public service reform and the impact on councillors

Writing for the MJ, with services increasingly being transferred to new delivery models, MV’s Ben Cahill discusses the changing role of councillors. On the 4 May there will be local elections across the UK and for those newly elected members the role will be more challenging than ever before. This is not just because of…

New delivery models take centre stage

Writing for Public Sector Focus, MV Director Andrew Laird explores some of the early successes and lessons learned from new delivery models in children’s services and health and social care. The government has made it clear it wants to see local areas exploring how they can better join up and deliver services. The Prime Minister,…

Wearside leads the way with a new generation of children’s service

Sunderland City Council has developed an innovative new model for children’s services, supported by Mutual Ventures, writes John Copps. This article was originally published in the LGC – click here. The city of Sunderland has barely been out of the news over the last twelve months – from the first area to declare its support…