How to launch a successful Public Service Mutual

29 September 2015

A practical road map for people considering spinning out their service

September 29, 2015 (9am-5.30pm)

Why is this event important?

The recent drive to externalise public services has been moving forward with a great deal of momentum with support from government. Setting up a thriving new enterprise out of an existing public service is not easy. But the potential rewards can be great.

Last year, RedQuadrant and Browne Jacobson supported RISE CIC in their journey from a public sector organisation into a successful public service mutual. RISE CIC was created by 130 staff from the former London Probation Trust. Having launched in February 2015, the organisation designs and delivers effective rehabilitation for people with complex needs. RISE CIC is currently commissioned to provide services with an annual value of £7.3 million in London as part of the government’s transforming rehabilitation programme.

In light of the growing interest in public sector externalisation, we believe sharing our experience of supporting RISE CIC to externalise could be useful to other public sector organisations who are considering or planning to spin out from a public sector organisation. 

What is the event?

RedQuadrant is holding 'How to launch a successful Public Service Mutual' event with RISE CIC and Browne Jacobson. The event will introduce attendees to a practical ‘spin out’ roadmap, share key learning from our previous experiences and support you with your future plans.  

What would you learn from this event?

This one day event aims to provide practical help to those who are considering setting up a new enterprise and want to learn about how to successfully spin out from a public sector organisation.  As an attendee in this course, you will:

  • do the groundwork in assessing whether your service is suitable, what could be gained, where the risks are and ultimately understand what your business case for spinning out is;
  • create a robust business plan and decide on the best legal framework;
  • learn how to finance your plans, flesh out the detail, learn about contracting and finding sources of revenue; and
  • learn how to deal with the change and people issues involved in launching a spin out.

Our events are highly interactive and practical – we want to make sure your learning has depth and you can leave the event with a clear understanding of your next steps. 

How would you benefit from the event?

 

There are several benefits in attending this event.  After spending the day with us, you will:

 

  • have a clear understanding of your next steps through the outline plan you have created;
  • have outline plans for making the transition from public service to separate entity;
  • have a comprehensive understanding of the focus areas to tackle ranging from legal to investment to people change;
  • have practical tools to support your spin out journey regardless of where you are in your planning process;
  • gain expert practical input on your specific current challenges;
  • understand which legal entity (Mutual, Charity, Arms-Length) would be the best option for you;
  • understand how to access funding; and
  • understand how to deal with people issues starting from resistance to change through to excitement about future opportunities.

The course will equip you with previous learning to help you consider whether spinning out is the right decision for you, give you practical tools to help you implement your plans and give you confidence in your future actions. 

Who is the event for?

This event is designed for public sector managers who are considering or planning a spin out.

About your facilitator

Dennis Vergne has worked as an organisational change consultant for over 12 years. His main focus has been on UK local authorities helping councils to mobilise and deliver large change programmes and to build internal capacity. Dennis provided quality assurance to three projects from the probation service participating in the Mutual Support Programme, which included RISE and Innovation Wessex. His work mainly involved supporting the spin out of these services into new entities. He has completed an MSc in consulting and coaching for change with HEC Paris and the University of Oxford.

The investment

The cost for this one day event

  • Single delegate £395 (excluding VAT)
  • Two delegates £345.00 per delegate (excluding VAT)
  • Three delegates £315.00 per delegate (excluding VAT)

How to book

Book your place at http://www.thehubevents.com/events/spin-out-public-services-115/

 

 

Creating a thriving new enterprise out of an existing public service is not easy, but the rewards can be great.  

This event is based on the experiences and lessons learned from RISE, a recent, large scale public sector spin out.   You will get practical, personalised guidance from a team of experts including the Chief Executive of RISE. 

After attending this course you will be very clear on what your next steps will be.  You'll be encouraged to create an outline plan for starting and developing your spin out service.

- See more at: http://www.thehubevents.com/events/spin-out-public-services-115/#sthash.fRbSvrf2.dpuf

Creating a thriving new enterprise out of an existing public service is not easy, but the rewards can be great.  

This event is based on the experiences and lessons learned from RISE, a recent, large scale public sector spin out.   You will get practical, personalised guidance from a team of experts including the Chief Executive of RISE. 

After attending this course you will be very clear on what your next steps will be.  You'll be encouraged to create an outline plan for starting and developing your spin out service.

- See more at: http://www.thehubevents.com/events/spin-out-public-services-115/#sthash.fRbSvrf2.dpuf