Innovate Insights.

Welcome to Innovate Services’ Insights page;
a place where you can hear directly from our project
leads and the local authorities we support.
We’ve taken great care to only present information we feel
you’ll find informative and useful. So, please do feel free
to read our blog and case studies.

Innovate Invision: Birmingham City Council

Innovate Invision: Birmingham City Council.

Following an Ofsted and CQC inspection of its SEND services in 2018, Birmingham City Council has been engaged in an improvement journey to address the areas included in their Written Statement of Action.

A new perspective on partnership working

A new perspective on partnership working.

A new perspective on partnership working We’re absolutely delighted that local authority partnership working is g...

CIN: North East Lincolnshire

CIN: North East Lincolnshire.

North East Lincolnshire Council, like many local authorities, needed an immediate solution to help manage the high volume of cases, whilst they took remedial action to improve its response to children and young people.

Service Auditing: Middlesborough

Service Auditing: Middlesborough.

A disappointing Ofsted inspection of the local authority children’s services in November 2019, revealed that a high proportion of audited cases “did not adequately explore children’s lived experiences”. Audits were not “consistently addressing weaknesses”.

Duty & Assessment: Northamptonshire

Duty & Assessment: Northamptonshire.

When Innovate CYPS was approached by Northamptonshire County Council, it was at a time of crisis.

Sir Martin Narey appointed as Non-Executive Director  of Innovate Services

Sir Martin Narey appointed as Non-Executive Director of Innovate Services.

Innovate Services is delighted to announce the appointment of Sir Martin Narey as a non-executive member of its boa...