This report describes how the Third Sector could evidence its wider impact on public services and their delivery.
A key objective of this report is to encourage public service leaders to develop an enabling institutional framework for intelligent commissioning.
The report shows that by:
- better outcomes can be achieved for people, communities, the environment and public purse when the Government’s own definition of value for money is put at the heart of intelligent commissioning frameworks
- the institutional and regulatory context can encourage intelligent commissioning that achieves value for money
- using case studies to explore new ways of measuring value that can help public service leaders and commissioners arrive at better approximations of value for money.