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3rd April 2013 Sara Lock

Resources by Paul Kelly

Commissioning services in the changing structure of local authorities

In the face of an increasing trend towards commissioning services from bodies outside of local authorities, this ‘Outside In’ report gives advice to local authority arts officers on how to manage the process of ‘contracting out’ strategic commissioning of services. It includes an exploration of benefits and issues from interviews with arts officers working within a contracted out environment; an explanation of what strategic commissioning is and the opportunities it offers; and technical and legal issues that leisure and cultural management teams need to consider when approaching contracting out.

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