"I suggest that you could draw on our mental health programme at Blackfriars Settlement, and our social enterprise graphic design shop, Art2Print, by way of a working model. We're in year 3 of startup, and figuring out how to develop and grow…"
"It sounds like the Spotlight is the one for you, and those you know, especially in connecting to those who need skills and expertise ...... it is a pilot, but the plan/expectation, subject to this year of testing, is that it is capable of being used…"
"Other work matters have been pressing - daytime and evening meetings - so I've only been able to think about this over the last couple of days.
A few points:
1 The whole of the CRB system has been a huge diversion of resources -…"
"I don't quite follow some of the shorthand / jargon - but given the last 3 years economic climate maintaining the membership numbers seems to me to be an achievement, comparable to other bodies where I'm a member, who have experienced a…"
"In the report I picked up these:
'For the House and our hospitality team, this has naturally been a tough year, which makes it all the more remarkable that not only did they meet their targets, but exceeded them.'
(Profit for the year…"
"Thanks for this. All I'd observe - as a trustee of one registered charity, a member of the board of a housing association (and industrial and provident society) and having now worked for 4 or 5 registered charities - it is all too clear that we…"
"Thanks Greg. I've been an NT member for a long time, know the regulatory background, statute etc., but hadn't recalled the review or the changes. Yes, that looks very relevant, though I'd observe that the proposal to the AGM does not…"
"Less than a year after a three year review of the RSA, including it's governance, seems a little premature to launch yet another review.
Perhaps we could see this regional governance toolkit - not something I'd been aware of.
"Actually, I've been standing up and doing - not just talking or turning up - since Day 1.
Social Entrepreneurs Spotlight - good example of Fellow started and led.
Tomorrow's Company - one or two active Fellows involved .....
"I can't quite see the relevance of David Cameron, whatever his views on twitting.
As to purpose of the RSA, and manifesto - I've just posted a short contribution. Rather than assertion, the purposes are in the founding charter adapted to…"
"Having seen the comments by the 'Formerly Fellowship Research and Strategy Manager at the RSA, working to invite new Fellows and maintain a diversity of experience across the network. Staff lead in the collaborative production of the Fellowship…"
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