This guide is ideal for those who are uncertain of how social value fits with contracting authorities’ duties relating to cross-border appeal and local authorities’ duties of Best Value.

The guide is standalone in nature, but also acts as a legal appendix to Richard Macfarlane’s report for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, ‘Tackling Poverty through Public Procurement’.

You can download the guide here - [media type="link" id=66].

If you would like to discuss any of the issues set out in this briefing and the attached guide, please email Mark Cook mark.cook@anthonycollins.com or Gayle Monk gayle.monk@anthonycollins.com or call 0121 212 7472.

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