The Rehabilitation Revolution: opportunities for mutuals, charities and social enterprises

A practical one-day seminar focused on the issues for successful participation in the transforming rehabilitation programme, featuring expert speakers including Nick Hurd, Minister for Civil Society.

Dates & Times

July 3, 2013 @ 12:00 am

The government is creating a new public service market worth billions of pounds and is committed to having a diversity of provision in the delivery of probation services. You should not miss this seminar if you want to be part of this exciting opportunity.

Prices: Social enterprises, charities and not-for-profit organisations: £125 +VAT; private commercial organisations: £250 +VAT

For more details and to book go to the EventBrite website.

The event brings together a range of legal, financial and business experts to address the practical commercial issues concerned in entering this new market. It will include:

• updates on this fast evolving programme and the opportunities that may exist for charities social enterprises and mutual organisations
• how to engage with partners to form a prime consortium and how to bid successfully
• how to engage with prime contractors as a supply chain partner and how to negotiate effectively
• how to attract funding from social investors
• how probation officers may create mutual organisations to bid
• the support that is available and how to access it
• networking opportunities to meet with potential partners and funders

Confirmed speakers include:

• Antonia Romeo, Director General of Transforming Rehabilitation, Ministry of Justice
• Spencer Draper, Team Leader, Market System and Support, Ministry of Justice
• Michael O’Toole, Crown Crown Representative for VCSE Cabinet Office
• Martin Kinsella, CEO P3
• Rachel Byrne, Stonham Homegroup
• Jonathan Flory, Social Finance
• Matt Robinson, Big Society Capital
• Jonathan Bland, Social Business International

The event will be of interest to:

• Charities and Social Enterprises considering participating in the Transforming Rehabilitation programme
• Probation officers considering setting up mutual organisations
• Private sector entities looking to build supply chains to deliver the programme
• Funders and investors interested in supporting participation in the programme
• Intermediaries and advisors looking to support participants in the programme

The seminar is being organised jointly by BWB LLP and E3M with support from NVCO.