WRC Trainings and Events

  • The gradual shift from public sector grants to contracts and the more recent reduction in commissioner numbers are having an adverse impact on specialist women’s services. The process of commissioning services via competitive tendering has meant that women’s organisations are now in competition with larger, often generic national charities and private sector organisations. The size more »

  •  Who is it for? Organisations and activists wanting to influence policy makers or more widely to further the demands of a campaign or create change What’s it about? This half day session will increase knowledge on and skills to effectively undertake policy advocacy or activities which influence legal or social reform What you will take more »

  • The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 places a duty on commissioners to consider social value before procuring public services. Social value means wider social, economic and environment benefits to the community beyond the primary purpose of the service being procured. This duty allows a council, for example, to choose a supplier under a tendering process who more »

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