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Local government reorganisation must heed the lessons of COVID-19 on the importance of place

A report commissioned by the County Councils Network on merging district and borough councils with county councils has sparked a lively debate on the future structure of local government in England. Mutual Ventures’ Jamie McMahon, argues that debate must learn the lessons of the COVID-19 crisis on the importance of place-based councils. The optimum structure…

Join our Family Group Conferences webinar – Thursday 1st October 10am

To register for this webinar click here.   Family led decision making can be difficult to enact but over the past few decades Family Group Conferences (FGCs) have proved an effective way to do this by facilitating a joint process with families and professionals to develop workable plans for vulnerable individuals. While FGCs are widely…

Catch up on our webinar: Co-operative Approaches to COVID-19 Recovery

Catch up on our recent webinar on how local government can adopt a co-operative approach to recovery from COVID-19. Hear from our expert panel on how local authorities can learn the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic and develop a plan that embeds communities at every level using our co-operative framework for recovery. The webinar was…

Free webinar: Increased Collaboration and Alignment across Community Services, Tue 29th Sep 10-11am

Join us for a webinar to explore how best to work with your Community Provider partners to deliver better health services and improve the quality of care that patients receive. The webinar is joint hosted by Mutual Ventures and Bevan Brittan LLP. It is designed for NHS leaders interested in integrated care To register click…

Catch up on our webinar: Harnessing the power of data to transform children’s social care

On 8th September we hosted a webinar with Xantura focused on how to harness the power of data to transform children’s social care. The webinar explored how data can empower social workers to make better decisions, save money by identifying at risk cohorts early and prevent escalation, and improve resource planning by better predicting demand….

In defence of algorithms and their value to public services

Andrew Laird argues that the recent exam debacle shouldn’t cause us to turn our back on the positive power of data analytics. A version of this article was originally published in the MJ on 4th September 2020. Spare a thought for algorithms. Having lived a largely inconspicuous life, the algorithm has been getting it from…

Free webinar: Co-operative Approaches to COVID-19 Recovery, Weds 16th September 11am-12noon

Join our webinar to learn how local government can adopt a cooperative approach to recovery from COVID-19, which empowers and strengthens communities at all levels. The webinar is designed for local authority leaders including Chief Executives, Directors, Heads of Services and Elected Members. The webinar will take place on Weds 16th September at 11.00 –…

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