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Compact Voice responds to Best Value Guidance consultation

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Compact Voice have responded to the government's Best Value Guidance consultation, which was issued by the Department for Communities and Local Government. 

Comparing local Compacts in Humber to drive improvements

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We have published a new example of Compact at Work, this time exploring how partners in the Humber sub-region came together to compare and learn from each other's local Compacts.

Compact Voice responds to NHS listening exercise

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The Department of Health recently launched a ‘listening exercise’ on the proposed modernisation of the NHS. Compact Voice have responded to the exercise, and you can read our full response below.

News in brief

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There have been a number of developments taking place in the world of Compact over the last few weeks, which are summarised in this article.

Compact Voice raises concerns about government thinking on equality

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Compact Voice have responded to the Government Equalities Office consultation 'Equality Act 2010: The public sector Equality Duty: reducing bureaucracy'.

Department for Communities and Local Government embeds local Compacts in guidance

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DCLG have today launched a consultation on new guidance “setting out clear expectations when councils consider cutting funding to local voluntary and community organisations”.

Essex County Council follows both the letter and spirit of the Compact

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Compact Voice have published another good practice case study exploring how Essex County Council have improved their procurement processes. 

New collection of case studies highlight effective Compact working

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A new collection of case studies that highlight some recent examples of effective Compact working is now available.
 

These demonstrate where partnership working has really delivered positive outcomes, despite these challenging times.

An eventful time in Leeds, Bristol and London

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The Making Sense series of events has now ended. Compact Voice welcomed delegates from across the country in three afternoon sessions aimed at practical partnership solutions in these changing times.

Leeds event on Thursday - speakers confirmed, panel will discuss "Cuts, Chaos and Collaboration" and table discussion themes are in!

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Leeds is ready! The Compact Voice team is looking forward to meeting everyone on Thursday and will be on the train up from London first thing in the morning.  

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