We assess how the evidence base and the policy arguments around mutualisation have evolved in recent years.
Central government and local authorities are recognising that new and more strategic approaches to commissioning are vital for ensuring the long-term sustainability of public services.
Barriers and Solutions looks at the range of challenges facing services considering spinning out. It considers how solutions other than straight mutualisation.
This is a guide written from the practitioners’ point of view. It gives an honest, realistic and open account of what a commissioner or senior manager is likely to experience in the journey from in-house public service to ...