Mutual Ventures

Mutual Ventures works throughout the UK to transform public services and improve their sustainability.

Our approach is based on our knowledge and commitment to public services and a ‘can do’ spirit. We understand that every client faces their own challenges and that every service is unique and as such our team will work in partnership with you to find a solution that fits.

We work across all sectors including children’s services, adult social care, health and also support local services in the community.

COVID-19 has shaken the UK’s citizens, communities and economy. We are on hand to help local authorities lead their local plan for recovery so that people and places can come back stronger.

Latest News

Continuing to deliver Family Safeguarding in challenging times

Strengthening Families Programme Coach Alissa Davies shares insights gathered via an online survey of local authority teams who have previously adopted Hertfordshire County Council’s Family Safeguarding model. COVID has presented a significant challenge to social work. Practice is changing to address the challenge of keeping children safe and helping families make the changes they need…

Levelling Up – get in touch with us for an early conversation

The chancellor’s new £4bn Levelling Up fund provides reason for public service leaders to think long term. If the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us anything it’s that a well-developed community support system with integrated public services and community hubs are critical for both the well-being and the prosperity of an area. The government is due…

Five trends to watch out for in public services in 2021

After a year of unprecedented challenges, Mutual Ventures’ Agata Miśkowiec and John Copps look at what’s in store for public services in 2021. The past 12 months have, to say the least, been extremely turbulent. The coronavirus pandemic has turned the world upside down, the UK has suffered a record fall in GDP and Brexit…

Can the Levelling Up Fund help reset councils’ relationship with Whitehall?

With relations between central and local government fraught, Emmet Regan asks whether the Levelling Up Fund provides an opportunity to hit the reset button in 2021. A version of this article was originally published in the MJ on 15th December 2020. The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s recent announcement of a £4bn Levelling Up Fund stated…