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Derby Plus One Arts And Culture Program

In December 2013, Barnardo’s joined forces with Derby’s major cultural institutions to launch the Plus One initiative. Set up in order to give children in care the opportunity to experience live performance, film and creative workshops in the city, the scheme has seen a number of successes in the following months. 110 more words

Derby City

A New Civil Society Minister

What is the job of the Civil Society Minister? Rob Wilson MP (above right) will be pondering this question as he succeeds the short-lived tenure of Brooks Newmark (above centre). 2,177 more words


Transparent communication

Today I have been reading a new, thought-provoking report released by one of my clients, ActionAid, and a number of their partners. The Transparency Report… 436 more words


Voluntary Sector Studies Network (VSSN) presentation

Rose and I presented at the Voluntary Sector Studies Network Research conference on Thursday 11th September in Sheffield. The conference was truly excellent, a friendly atmosphere, informative and diverse research presentations, good food and drink. 69 more words


De-mystifying social enterprise

by Alex Thomas

Tomorrow marks the first Social Saturday (#socialsaturday), a day to celebrate and buy from social enterprises in the UK. Social enterprises are a growing social and economic force with approximately 70,000 operating in the UK contributing £18.5 billion to the economy according to  489 more words

Business And Economy

CIPR NI Puts Focus on Voluntary & Community Sector Communications & PR

This afternoon I had the pleasure of spending a few hours with a great group of communications and PR professionals from the voluntary and community sector. 431 more words