1. EFFICIENCY CRITERIA DEFINITION FOR THE BEST PRACTICES
Definition of which are the criteria to identify good practices in terms of efficiency, such as applicability, transferability, period of implementation, cost, scope, target groups, created jobs, saving time ... The gender perspective will be present in whole analyses. Link to document
2. ANALYSYS OF GOOD PRACTICES
Identification of relevant policy makers and organizations and entities working in the Personal and Household Services Sector and creation, by every organization, of a Data Base with contacts.
Each consortium organization do interviews to its target groups and identify an average of 4 good practices each one. So, 20 good practices will be identified all over Europe.
The good practices are identified. This analysis considers different territorial and political levels (local, regional and national) and stakeholder actions taking into account their specific framework in terms of legislation, social dialogue, methods of coordination, innovation support system…
There is a categorization of the good practices to publish Good Practices Guide. The Guide collects the good practices identified, and it will be published in an electronic format. Link to document.
3. PROPOSAL OF POLICIES AND ACTIONS AND METHODOLOGY FOR IMPLEMENTATION
Production of a PHS Research and Proposals Guide. On the basis of the Good Practices identified it will be developed a PHS Research and Proposals Guide about policies, measures and actions to be carried out with the aim of achieving efficiency in the PHS sector. It will include the Good Practices, the Policies and Actions Proposal and the Implementation Methodology.
The Guide will be edited and published in a book and in electronic format. Link to document.
3. TRANSFER IN INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS
Transferring of the results of the project, specially the PHS Research and Proposals Guide, document in which the main products of the project will be gathered: Good Practices, Policies and Actions Proposal and Implementation Methodology.
The transference of the PHS Research and Proposals Guide will be done to the following target groups:
- Local, regional and national Governments
- Non-profit associations
- Companies working in the PHS Sector
- Civil Society
The general objective of the Project Best European Policies, Analysis and Transference in PHS (BESPAT) is to identify and exchange Good Practices regarding the policies and actions in the sector of Personal and Household Services carried out by local, regional or national Governments of the countries involved in the project as a way to define a Policies and Actions Proposal to encourage the efficiency of these services and to contribute trough the creation of new jobs to the objectives of European 2020 Strategy.
The good practices identified will deal specially with productivity gains, the introduction of new technologies and the development of new work organizations. Around 20 good practices will be identified all over Europe.
The project will define a Policies and Actions Proposal to be carried out by governments in order to improve the efficiency of the PHS Sector. To facilitate the adoption of this Proposal, the project will define an Implementation Methodology to follow.
The results of the research and analysis will be gathered in the publication PHS Research and Proposals Guide. There will be a wide dissemination of this Guide, in order to guarantee the transference of the results of the project and, therefore, contribute to the introduction of policies and actions to increase the efficiency in the PHS Sector.
A great value of the project is the composition of the consortium. It is formed by representatives of the Social Economy, networks of Local Authorities, Associations of Local Authorities, Regional authorities and non-governmental organizations and Universities. Social economy companies have the greatest impact in this sector. They have traditionally acted in the provision of services to people in situations of dependency. They are, by their nature the entities with the greatest impact in this sector.
The project has a duration of 18 months. From 31st October 2014 to 29th April 2016
The total cost of the project is 296.338,85 €. It has an European Union funding of 237.071,08 € (80%), from the Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity — PROGRESS
PROGRESS is the EU employment and social solidarity programme, set up to provide financial support for the attainment of the European Union’s objectives in employment, social affairs and equal opportunities as set out in the Social Agenda, as well as to the Objectives of the Europe 2020 Strategy.
The partners are
Association of Local Democracy Agencies. ALDA
Confederación Empresarial De Sociedades Laborales De España. CONFESAL. Coordinator of the project
Diesis, coop. DIESIS
Réseau Européen Des Villes Et Régions De L’economie Sociale Aisbl .REVES AISBL
Scuola Nazionale Servizi Foundation. SNS Foundation.
ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL DEMOCRACY AGENCIES (ALDA)
c/o Maison des Associations, 1/A Place des Orphelins
67.000 Strasbourg (France)
+33 3 90 21 45 93
CONFEDERACIÓN EMPRESARIAL DE SOCIEDADES LABORALES DE ESPAÑA (CONFESAL)
28015 – MADRID
+34 91 444 09 70
DIESIS Coop. (DIESIS)
Square de Meeûs 18
1050 Brussels (Belgium)
+32 2543 1043.
RÉSEAU EUROPÉEN DES VILLES ET RÉGIONS DE L’ECONOMIE SOCIALE AISBL ( REVES AISBL)
Boulevard Charlemagne 74
1000 Brussels (Belgium)
+32 22 30 88 10
SCUOLA NAZIONALE SERVIZI FOUNDATION (SNS Foundation)
Strada Santa Lucia, 8
06125 Perugia (Italy)
+39 07 55 84 51 39
The general objective of this project is to identify and exchange Good Practices regarding the policies and actions in the sector of Personal and Household Services carried out by local, regional or national Governments and stakeholders of the countries involved in the project, taking into account their specific framework in terms of legislation, social dialogue, methods of coordination, innovation support system, new technologies, new work organizations… as a way to define Policies and Actions Proposalto encourage the quality and the efficiency of these services and to contribute through the creation of new jobs to the objectives of European 2020 Strategy.
The project has the following specific objectives:
To transfer the project results at European level, through formal and informal national and international Networks.