Value Positive: Podcasts for a world of value

Our Value Positive podcasts help make the world of social value understandable, accessible and enlightening.

Listen in to our inspirational speakers for practical tips and advice on what best practice looks like, plus the anecdotes and lessons learnt along the way.

Making social value hassle-free for SMEs

In the first of our new ‘Value Positive’ podcast series, we’re joined by Chris Farthing, CEO of Advice Cloud, to unpack social value from an SME perspective.

  • Find out why SMEs often have an advantage when it comes to reporting value
  • Get practical advice for how to strengthen tender and bid responses
  • Take away ‘quick wins’ for getting started with and improving your social value approaches

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Setting the Gold Standard in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Donna Howard, Head of Social Sustainability at Kier Transportation, discusses the organisation’s journey to embed a diverse culture.

In this honest and insightful podcast, Donna shares her passion for the topic, the challenges they’ve overcome and the difference it is making to their team and culture.

Kier Transportation is the UK’s first infrastructure provider to achieve the Gold Social Value Quality Mark.

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Getting started with high impact, innovative community relationships

Ever felt daunted by where to start with community partnerships? You’re in good hands. Paul Valentine, MD of Sonar Engagement, explores how to get started and who to engage.

With decades of experience in grassroots neighbourhood approaches, Paul unpicks how to use your KNORT (KNowledge, Opportunity, Resources and Time) to develop innovative collaborations. He explores real life examples which are making a genuine difference – and how to bring strength and depth to your tender submissions.

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