Social Enterprises Could Be Key to Improving Government Procurement Challenges


Government procurement practices are government units and state-owned businesses' methods of identifying whom to get goods and services. However, government procurement practices seem not to be working.

Improving such practices poses a major concern in public bodies, with all its recession and budget cuts. But with the Social Value Act, government procurement practices can be strengthened. The Social Value Act is a new law that "requires all public bodies to consider the social value created in contracts."


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Social Enterprise Trains Migrants and Refugees with Fashion-Industry Skills


Social Enterprise Trains Migrants and Refugees with Fashion-Industry Skills

Sydney TAFE has teamed with a new clothing and retail social enterprise, The Social Outfit charity, to launch a dynamic collaboration that would enable students to gain real fashion industry skills and take on their own creativity and rich cultural heritage to produce garments for The Social Outfit’s store and adjoining workshop in Newtown.




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