Although now a national business, Ian Williams was established in Wales in 1946 and we still work with many of the leading local authorities and housing associations across the region. That’s why we were well placed to contribute to a recent academic paper: ‘Adding social value in public procurement through Community Benefits, written by Karen Lorraine Wontner, PhD, MCIPS.
The research which will be officially published later in June, identified factors influencing successful Community Benefits (CBs) implementation. It summarises the findings for policy makers and organisations considering how to maximise and implement CBs through public procurement contracts. The research comprised an in-depth, qualitative, cross-sectoral study of the issues faced by 29 Welsh public sector organisations.
Ian Williams is recognised as a business that works with next generation studies like this in a bid to continue to develop and raise the bar when it comes to best practice. If you have any research projects that we may be able to help you with, or if you want to work with an organisation close to the centre of thought leadership for our sectors, click here