Launch of Big Society Capital – the world’s first ever social investment market builder

A community group removes graffiti. Photo: PA.

Big Society Capital – a groundbreaking £600 million institution – will be launched by the Prime Minister today.

The right to choose the best public service at the heart of radical reform programme

Work Better event. Photo: PA.

The Government has published an update paper detailing next steps to improve public services by opening them up.

Innovation in Giving Fund makes further awards to boost social action

Nick Hurd visiting Church Street market community activists. Crown Copyright.

The Cabinet Office and NESTA today announce a further 16 awards to be funded from the £10million Innovation in Giving Fund.

Cabinet Office and Oracle sign deal to save £75 million for taxpayers

The Cabinet Office and Oracle have signed a new deal that will deliver in excess of £75 million in savings by 2015, the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, announced today.

Francis Maude statement on the award of Public Services Network Connectivity Framework Agreements

Francis Maude: “We are confident that the PSN programme will substantially reduce the cost of communication services across government.”

Francis Maude speech to the Procurex Conference

 Francis Maude: "together we have started to transform the way Government does business"

Open Data Innovation Community - Francis Maude speech

Francis Maude: “there is no turning back on the digital age – the future is open”.

SME procurement event – Francis Maude speech

Speech given by Francis Maude at the ‘Public Procurement Briefing 2012: Driving a culture of innovation and enterprise with SMEs’ event in March 2012.


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