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.

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What Can We Learn From the Failure at Addenbrooke’s Hospital?

Writing for the Huffington Post, MV’s Andrew Laird discusses the disconnect between managers and staff that caused the failure at Addenbrooke’s hospital. That one of the jewels in the NHS’s crown has ended up on a list of high-profile failures has come as a shock to many. The branding of Addenbrooke’s Hospital as ‘inadequate’ by health regulator,…

From employee to boss: quitting the public sector for a staff-led company

Writing for Community Care, MV’s Oliver Cappleman looks at how staff from two care services fared when they left the public sector to set up a social enterprise. We know adult social care services are facing a crisis. Over the past five years years, 31% has been cut from the budgets of local authority adults’…

Giving local leaders the ‘trust to try things out’ – why the government is right to back public service entrepreneurs

In his first speech as Cabinet Office Minister, Matthew Hancock argued that public sector must give local leaders the ‘trust to try things out’. In the private sector, entrepreneurs are recognised as positive agents of change – so why should it be any different in the public sector? Read MV Director Andrew Laird’s take on why entrepreneurs are crucial in addressing the challenges of twenty-first century public services.

Five steps to unleashing the public sector’s greatest asset

Make sure your staff are engaged and the whole machine will work better. Writing in Pioneer’s Post, MV’s Emmet Regan sets out five key ways to unleash the potential of public sector staff groups. In order for public services to thrive and not just survive, they simply must find a way of making better use…


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