We believe that the franchising proposals are the only way to ensure a comprehensive, affordable and integrated network which serves local residents.
It has been several years since The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 was introduced and the number of commissioners who are actively procuring social value is not at the level it should be. This paper sets out what we think should change.
This guide sets out how commissioners can take advantage of the new freedoms and flexibilities in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, to deliver high impact, innovative solutions to complex social issues.
Since 2013, Jersey has seen bus ridership numbers increase by a third, subsidies down by £800k per year, and customer satisfaction improving - all thanks to its franchising model. This paper sets out how it happened.
In this paper we argue that 'the same but cheaper' is no longer an option, and set out bold new ideas for high impact commissioning.