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Commissioning for Better Outcomes

Author : Jessica Cundy (July 2012)

Price : Free

Understanding local authority and voluntary sector experiences of family services commissioning in England.

This report presents the findings of research conducted during spring 2012 by Barnardo's with local authorities and the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSES) in England. Using surveys, in-depth telephone interviews and an expert roundtable event, the research sought to understand experiences of family services commissioning from both perspectives. The report makes evidence based recommendations regarding the bidding process, contract terms, and working in partnership.


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