Key Benefits

Our member organisations currently enjoy the following benefits of belonging to the Efficiency North consortium:

  • unlocking cashable programme savings and non-cashable benefits
  • access to collaborative procurement frameworks delivering double digit efficiencies
  • raising the profile of procurement, in particular demonstrating the success of collaborative working
  • implementation support
  • first class emarketplace
  • a mechanism to benchmark costs against each other and against programme delivery tactics in order to focus on areas where value for money can be improved
  • development of benchmarking models to improve understanding and cost performance
  • best practice resource of social housing toolkits and case studies
  • knowledge sharing and networking with peer professionals and decision makers from other social housing organizations to highlight best practice and reduce the risk of costly mistakes
  • sharing cost and resources for procurement and other activities
  • enabling delivery of sub-regional regeneration training and investment schemes by pooling resources
  • frameworks with integrated solutions for employment and skills outcomes and carbon and waste reduction outcomes