Social Enterprise and Public Service Reform
23 Sep 2010
A right to request and a right to bid. Held in Manchester

This national conference looked at the opportunities and implications of the “right to request” and the “right to bid” out different business and delivery models being adapted and implemented by local authorities and health service providers.

Programme
10:00
Julie McEver, Associate, Transactions and Investments, Local Partnerships
Chair person’s opening remarks

10:10
John Tizard, Director, Centre for Public Service Partnerships (CPSP@LGiU)
Maximizing the contribution of social enterprise at a time of austerity

10:30
Jonathan Bland, International Expert
Comparisons of UK and international models

10:50
Questions and discussion: Session 1
11:05
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
11:35
Claire Phillips, Acting Chief Executive, Local Partnerships
The enterprise development journey, risks, challenges and enabling mechanisms

11:50
Peter Holbrook, Chief Executive, Social Enterprise Coalition
More than just mutuals and co-ops: how social enterprise thinking can impact front-line services

12:10
Julian Blake, Joint Head, Charity and Social Enterprise, Bates, Wells & Braithwaite
Implementing new models across localities

12:30
Paloma Tarazona, Chief Executive, Fevecta (Federation of Worker Co-operatives, Spain)
Case study: Co-operative led youth offending services in Valencia

12:45
Questions and discussion: Session 2
12:55
Buffet lunch, networking and exhibition
13:50
Matthew Pike, Chair, Commission on Personalisation
“New social markets”: new public service revenue streams and implications for capital financing, development and social investment

14:10
Andrew Burnell, Chief Executive, City Health Care Partnership CIC
Adding value through the CHCP Community Interest Company

14:30
Panel discussion: Delivering added value through skills and commissioning
Matthew Pike and Andrew Burnell to be joined by: Chris Dabbs, Chief Executive, Unlimited Potential Ian Charlesworth, Commercial Director, The Social Investment Business David Coulter, Deputy Chief Executive, Co-operatives UK

15:00
Questions and discussion: Session 3
15:10
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
15:40
Case Study 1: Social Enterprise in Health and Social Care: Innovation in Practice
Rebecca Chaloner, Head of Social Enterprise Unit, Deputy Director, System Management and New Enterprise, Department of Health Neil Turton, Chief Executive, Salford Health Matters Berenice Sewell, Family Nurse Partnership

15:40
Case Study 2: Overcoming legal obstacles to public service delivery by social enterprise
Julian Blake, Joint Head of Charity and Social Enterprise, Bates, Wells & Braithwaite

15:40
Stream 3: Third Sector and Social Enterprise delivery of Public services: new models for the future
Seminar sponsored by The Social Investment Business Sarah Flood, Business Development Advisor, The Social Investment Business