A good report with a poor opinion

Yesterday (19 November 2018) an important and vital report on the state of civil society in England was released. It doesn’t pull any punches and has a strong call to action to do things differently going forward if civil society is to flourish in England. Which is all good. However, Read more…

The Guardian’s view on the Aid System

Completely agree that aid needs to change and focus on the systemic level to make real change.  We also need to avoid putting our own values and assumptions onto the countries and communities we are trying to help – which this article doesn’t quite stretch to…

Improving Financial Capability

For the past year I have been lucky enough to be supporting Advising Communities as it delivered a pilot project called Money Well that supported people with mental health needs and low levels of well-being to become more financially capable through a mix of 1:1 support and group work.  The Read more…