Our Social Value policy outlines our approach as to how we will ensure that our resources are used wisely. We will continue to strive to make Southend a better place whilst delivering the most efficient use of resources and best value for money.
We spend around £150 million of public money every year on:
- works contracts
We recognise that local people are central to determining how these outcomes can be achieved.
Through our approach to social value we aim to deliver the following benefits via our Procurement and Commissioning processes:
- social sustainability