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One in four staff earning less than a living wage is nothing to be proud of

Working for a charity can be very rewarding, but don’t expect to be well paid. OK, so some of the larger charities will pay their most senior post holders an attractive salary, but for most working in the sector, I doubt the prospect of a healthy wage cheque was the primary attraction. 354 more words

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Small charities need a big voice in Westminster

Judith Ford, CEO of Wyre Forest Nightstop, a charity funded by the Foundation, spoke at our Westminster Reception yesterday and called for MPs to take forward the experiences of small and local charities with them to Westminster. 964 more words

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What does the GDPR mean for healthcare, social care and voluntary sector organisations?

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25th May 2018, regardless of Brexit. The legislation gives new rights and greater protection to data subjects. 714 more words


New Managers' Skills Workshop Success

A new half-day workshop from Green Pepper on Skills for New Managers proved to be a success. The event, held on 7 November at the… 95 more words

Voluntary Sector

On why I'm a trustee (and why you should be too)

Every once in a while, when I mention that I’m a trustee, someone will say to me “Oh I’ve always wanted to do that. I think it’s something I’ll do later in my career, when I’ve got the experience.” I’m here to tell you to do it now – because you’ve got what you need, and you have no idea how much more you’ll get out of it. 947 more words

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‘Don’t Even Get Us Started on Social Workers’: Domestic Violence, Social Work and Trust—An Anecdote from Research

This is the abstract from a recent paper written with Kate Cook at Manchester Metropolitan University:

This paper explores the concept of trust in relation to social work, child protection and work on domestic abuse.

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Social Justice

Putting out the fires of 'burning injustice'

It’s hard to reconcile public sector contracting with our values and mission, so we must return to our campaigning roots, writes our Chief Executive Paul Streets. 727 more words

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