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Big Society and the Compact

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Published by Compact Voice in 2011, this briefing note provides information about the relationship between the Coalition Government's Big Society initiative and the Compact, including some key lessons that those delivering the Big Society can learn from the Compact.

Independence Matters

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This guide aims to increase understanding in both the voluntary and community and statutory sectors about the importance and benefits of independence and how independence can be threatened.

Compact-compliant way of dealing with budget cuts in Calderdale

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Calderdale Council have responded to budget cuts in a mature, proactive and Compact compliant way by marketing the consultation, impact report and draft budget prominently.

Local Compacts at Work

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Published by Compact Voice in 2011, this document provides case studies about how local Compacts have successfully delivered across a range of issues, including service design, managing funding, and others.

Candid Compact Collaborations - Leeds event

On Thursday 10 March, Compact Voice held the first in a series of three national events designed to promote the importance of partnership working, and how the Compact can help in troubled times. We were joined by colleagues from across civil society in the grand setting of the Met Hotel in Leeds, with many attendees coming from across the region to contribute.

And our survey says... top tips to get richer data by Adam Pickering

I have spent more time on council websites than I care to think about. So impenetrable are these websites that I usually end up finding what I want via a Google search. So when a pop-up box appears asking me if I have a few minutes spare to fill in an online survey about their website I ought to click ‘yes’ and tell them what I think … minus the profanities. To my discredit I don’t, but I should.

How did you get your Compact up and running? by Amber Alferoff

A new national Compact is a positive sign of government support for partnership, but Local Compacts are where the action (and inaction) happens. This is a message we have been hearing loud and clear as cuts test the strength of local agreements.  

The value of developing a Compact communications strategy: Solihull

Developing a Compact is a long and complex process which requires far reaching and involved deliberation throughout public service providers from all sectors, as well as the community.

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