On the flip side of the coin, businesses have to show they can improve society and tackle the social value outcomes to win government contracts. The announcement is the latest in a host of policy announcements from Cabinet Office minister David Lidington following the collapse of Carillion. It is intended to help deliver the government’s target of a third of contracts going to small and medium-sized businesses by 2022. “By making sure that these social values are reflected not just across the government, but through all the companies we work with, we will take a major step towards our goal of creating an economy that works for everyone,” he said. Read the rest on Civil Service World.