Who’s value is it anyway?

I’d like to think that we are all working in civil society because we want to see a better world: fairer, equal, sustainable communities that have a better quality of life and opportunity to fulfil their purpose in life; a sustained environment that protects biodiversity and manages climate change. I’d Read more…

Affordable insights

It is easy to think that an evaluation is an all-or-nothing kind of service, that you’re buying in expensive skills and expertise and that it is going to take three to six months of detailed data collection and analysis. Well, yes, evaluation can be that and even more. And sometimes Read more…

What about negative impact?

We talk a lot about positive impact: the positive impact that a programme or project is having, a positive impact delivered into someone’s life, etc. But we all know that things don’t always go swimmingly. Sometimes, in fact, our interventions don’t have the anticipated results. Sometimes people are actually worse Read more…

Living Social Impact

I talk a lot about social impact don’t I? But what is it and how important is it in my life? Social impact could be described as: The effect of an activity on the social fabric of the community and well-being of individuals and families. Social Enterprise UK It is Read more…