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A conversation about Play England's future - an invitation to all

A conversation about Play England’s future – an invitation to all

We are asking individuals and organisations to circulate this letter to your mailing lists and contacts. 867 more words


Small and medium charities are experts yet undervalued says the Lloyds Bank Foundation

The Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales has just published an interesting report Expert Yet Undervalued and on the Front Line which brings together the views of 800 small and medium sized charities. 500 more words


Healthwatch Croydon seeks people interested in joining their Patient Experience Panel

Join the Patient Experience Panel

Healthwatch Croydon is the official ‘patient voice’ across the Borough for health and social care service users.

Their database contains 1,000s of health and social care related issues, good and bad, about services ranging from GPs, Croydon University Hospital (and other local hospitals), Care Homes, Adult Social Care, Mental Health Services, Dentists, Pharmacists and more. 68 more words

Healthwatch Croydon

Can your job love you back?

Very happy to be asked to be a guest blogger for Elevator – they connect good people with good causes at work.

I write about the importance of using our natural strengths at work so that we stay energised – we are good at lots of things, but are they all good for us? 9 more words


Camila Batmanghelidjh’s primacy in Kids Company’s work and its relationships with funders has seized much of the spotlight around the charity’s tragic demise. Her organisation was, as one commentator put it, ‘ 687 more words


If Kids Company were a bank...

For the present, let me hold it to be the case that Kids Company did good work.

I think it reasonable to make that assumption on these grounds: 770 more words

Voluntary Sector

Welcome to the Community Gorilla's Nest

Having spent the last 20 years looking over the community lowlands from my nest high in the forest, I feel the urge to comment on what’s happening in communities in the UK. 47 more words