Introduction to Commissioning
This section provides a wide range of information about commissioning for the Third Sector. Whether you are:
- a front-line organisation looking to make its first steps in commissioning (see for Providers),
- a commissioner or a statutory agency (see for Commissioners)
- a support agency (see for Providers and for Commissioners)
by clicking on the sections on the left hand side you will practical examples and links to useful websites.
For a definition of commissioning a good place to start is here:
The cycle of assessing the needs of people in an area, designing and then securing appropriate service"
Partnership in Public Services (Cabinet Office 2006)