Local Government

Commissioning

We help you use astute commissioning to transform public services, make savings and improve outcomes.

We are working with councils across the country to build their knowledge and skills around outcomes-focused commissioning. By working more closely with partners to commission services, councils can increase the gain for their local communities. Smarter commissioning can also unlock the capacity of users and communities to develop sustainable, local markets.

In our role supporting public service mutuals, we work closely with commissioners and with providers preparing to spin-out and to grow sustainably. With a track record of skills development in local government, health and social care, and offender management, we also run leadership programmes for commissioners and training for elected members to develop their skills in this area.

We help you improve your commissioning by following some key principles, including: