Briefing Papers More ›

Write-up: Digital Health Event

The BSA held an event on Digital Health in Leeds on 28th February 2018 in association with Pinsent Masons. The event explored the opportunities for digital solutions and technology to improve healthcare across the patient pathway, from e-health interventions to tailor treatments for patients to telecare solutions that enable people to manage long-term conditions in the community.

BSA Position Paper: Apprenticeship Levy – One Year On

As part of National Apprenticeship Week the BSA has surveyed members to gauge their experiences of the Apprenticeship Levy since its implementation last April. The response reveals a mixed picture in terms of take-up and members have also identified a number of areas where the levy might be improved in future.

BSA Briefing Paper: Artificial Intelligence and Digital Public Services

The BSA has published a new briefing paper looking at the opportunities and challenges arising from the use of AI within public services.  Digital public services is a key theme for the BSA this year, with a series of events looking at the application of new technologies to service delivery across different sectors.

Budget Submissions More ›

BSA publishes Autumn Budget 2018 submission

The BSA has published its Autumn Budget 2018 submission to the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Our submission focuses on three vital areas: supporting the business environment; the value of public service markets and procurement reform; infrastructure delivery and new public-private investment models.

 

BSA Spring Statement 2018 Submission

BSA Autumn Budget Submission 2017

The BSA has published its Autumn Budget submission to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, outlining the sector’s key priorities for the next year. The submission calls on the government to avoid adding additional costs to business, provide further clarity on Brexit, and address the long-term skills and productivity challenges of the economy through the Industrial Strategy, devolution and public service reform.

Government will publish its next Budget on Wednesday 22 November 2017.

Consultation Responses More ›

BSA Clean Growth Strategy Response

The BSA has published its response to the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)’s recent consultation into helping businesses to improve the way they use energy. We welcome the government’s Clean Growth Strategy in our submission, which also focuses on improving energy efficiency in new buildings and through business supply chains.

BSA submission to Long Term Plan for the NHS discussion guide

BSA Civil Society Strategy Response

Policy Reports More ›

Business Services and Place-Based Inclusive Growth

This note summarises the contribution providers of business services make to inclusive growth. It also highlights the central importance of the commissioning process, in particular in the context of devolution to combined authorities and other bodies.

Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships: working with the business services sector

The BSA has published a new report ‘Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships: working with the business services sector’ outlining how the sector can contribute towards the success of STPs across four areas – a digital health service, transforming the estate, corporate services and sustaining the workforce.

Contract Catering: Quality, professionalism & adaptability

The BSA has published ‘Contract Catering: Quality, professionalism & adaptability’, showcasing the importance of contract catering services to the UK economy, to clients and to consumers. It includes case studies from BSA members.

Press Release More ›

BSA comment on TUC report

Key Cities partners with BSA

Key Cities, a collaboration of 20 mid-sized cities across the UK, has agreed a partnership with the Business Services Association (BSA) to deliver a range of initiatives to promote current and future skills development – a key driver of the UK’s economic growth.

Write-up: Digital Health Event

The BSA held an event on Digital Health in Leeds on 28th February 2018 in association with Pinsent Masons. The event explored the opportunities for digital solutions and technology to improve healthcare across the patient pathway, from e-health interventions to tailor treatments for patients to telecare solutions that enable people to manage long-term conditions in the community.