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As part of Purple Futures, 3SC is currently managing a supply chain of delivery organisations across five regions. Purple Futures is a partnership of private sector, charities and social enterprises which has been providing probation and rehabilitation services on behalf of the Ministry of Justice since February 2015.


As part of Purple Futures, 3SC is currently managing a supply chain of 49 delivery organisations delivering 59 contracts across five regions. During September alone the supply chain supported over 2,000 offenders on their journey to rehabilitation.


November has been a phenomenal month for quality across our Work programme delivery organisations. The exceptional results demonstrate our commitment to excellence and further highlights the exceptional standards our approach engenders across 3SC and our partners.


Since the introduction of the Social Value Act the measurement and demonstration of value has been much debated. At the heart of that debate is a belief that the worth of an activity or service should be measured not just on financial grounds, but on the wider benefits it brings to society.
Website Update


You may have noticed that the 3SC website looks a little different recently. We’ve responded to feedback from staff and stakeholders to ensure that the site is now more user friendly and easier to navigate.
Quality Assurance


Over the last 3 months we have been busy refreshing our Quality Assurance documents, systems and processes.


We are absolutely delighted to be a part of the DWP’s Specialist Employability Support programme with the Royal National College of the Blind as the contract prime, which has launched at the beginning of September.
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The Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) was held in Milan this year. Martyn Oliver, our Chief Executive, shares his notes on worldwide developments in social business.
Jumping the gap


Martyn Oliver, 3SC's CEO and Lee Whitehead, Business Developer discuss how to manage risks in large scale supply chains.
Purple Futures


As I am sure you will now be aware Purple Futures, an Interserve led partnership, has been selected as Preferred Bidder to provide probation and rehabilitation services in Greater Manchester & Cheshire; Merseyside; West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire; Humberside & Lincolnshire and Hampshire as part of the UK Ministry of Justice’s Transforming Rehabilitation (TR) programme.
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