Maximising Social Value from Public Sector Procurement – Free Social Business Wales workshops throughout October @socialbizwales #wales #events #socent

There is continued recognition of the critical role that social businesses play in delivering innovative, person centred public services in Wales. Yet, the 2017 Social Business Mapping Report shows declines in the extent to which social businesses serve the public sector. This workshop will explore the opportunities for social businesses in the delivery of public… Read More Maximising Social Value from Public Sector Procurement – Free Social Business Wales workshops throughout October @socialbizwales #wales #events #socent

Bronllys Wellbeing Park (CLT) Ltd Job Vacancy #jobs #jobswales

Bronllys Wellbeing Park (CLT) Ltd have a fantastic job opportunity. Bronllys Well Being Park (CLT) Ltd wish to recruit to the following post: Project Development Officer Full time (35 hours pw) Based at Bronllys Hospital, Bronllys Powys Salary: £3083.33 per month, £37,000 per annum. Appointment initially for a fixed term of 12 months with annual… Read More Bronllys Wellbeing Park (CLT) Ltd Job Vacancy #jobs #jobswales

Free markets vs the state? Don’t forget there’s another way of doing business #coops

Originally posted on the co-op blog: https://blog.coop.co.uk/2017/10/02/free-markets-vs-the-state-dont-forget-theres-another-way-of-doing-business/ 554 words approx. 2.5 minutes to read. Today we’ve heard the Chancellor Phillip Hammond continue the current debate over the best way to run the UK economy. Free markets or State control? At lunchtime he told the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester that “a new generation were being… Read More Free markets vs the state? Don’t forget there’s another way of doing business #coops

Well-being of Wales 2016 – 17 – a new report released #well-being #wales

Taken from the Welsh Government website, originally published 25th Sept 2017: http://gov.wales/statistics-and-research/well-being-wales/?lang=en A report presenting the progress we are making as a nation against the 7 well-being goals. This report provides an update on progress being made in Wales towards the achievement of the 7 well-being goals by reference to the 46 national indicators for… Read More Well-being of Wales 2016 – 17 – a new report released #well-being #wales

Our Programme for Government, Taking Wales Forward

We want to build a Wales that is healthy and active, prosperous and secure, ambitious and learning, and united and connected. Our Programme for Government, Taking Wales Forward, outlines the commitments we will deliver over the next 5 years to help drive improvement and make the biggest difference to the lives of everyone in Wales.… Read More Our Programme for Government, Taking Wales Forward

Direct Payments – Some real progress but so much further to go…. #directpayments #socialcare #wales #SSWbAct

Vin West has been a parent and carer for 30 years. His daughter was the first person in Gwynedd to receive Direct Payments. He helped found the Gwynedd Direct Payments Forum in 2000 and recently supported Gwynedd Social Services, through co-producing a new Direct Payments policy and staff guidance, in line with the 2014 Social… Read More Direct Payments – Some real progress but so much further to go…. #directpayments #socialcare #wales #SSWbAct

Job vacancy – Moncare Co-operative Coordinator #jobswales #coops #wales

There is a great job vacancy currently being advertised at Disability Wales; Moncare Cooperative Coordinator Closing Date: October 13, 2017 £23,398 – £24,964 (NJC Scale 26 – 28) (pro rata £14,038 – £14,978) Part time – 21 hours per week Fixed Term Contract Caerphilly & Monmouthshire South Wales* Posted 2 days ago Disability Wales Summary:… Read More Job vacancy – Moncare Co-operative Coordinator #jobswales #coops #wales