As the state does less while needs seem set to rise, it is vital that we get the most out of our charity sector. That means worrying about productivity and innovation.
Read Dan Corry’s speech: How do we drive productivity and innovation in the charity sector?
Catch up with the discussion in this Storify from NPC.
Dan Corry, chief executive of NPC, a charity consultancy and think tank, and former Downing Street and Treasury adviser, looks at the mechanisms that work to this effect in the private and public sectors, based on his experience tackling these issues in government and elsewhere. Now, embedded in the charity sector, Dan asks whether any of these mechanisms can work in the not for profit sector, and if not, how the situation can be improved.
Respondents: Vicky Pryce, chief economic adviser, CEBR and former joint head of the Government Economic Service and Lucy de Groot, chief executive, CSV.
Chair: Matthew Taylor, chief executive, RSA.