Richard Hawkes, until recently the CEO of Scope, Chair of the Care and Support Alliance and trustee of VODG, talks candidly and compellingly about Scope, public service provision, and the big choices the sector urgently needs to make.
Between 2001 and 2011 the charity sector’s income grew from £31bn to £41bn a year. Not through fundraising or grants, or legacies or investments, but through commercial trading. Public donations […]
It’s a tough time to be providing services to the public sector. Budgets are vanishing, framework agreements are pushing risk and cost down the supply chain, services are being commoditised […]
I recently hosted a breakfast seminar for Third Sector CEOs on getting their top teams “fit for the future”. We heard a wealth of examples of how people had built […]
The biggest challenge when leading any kind of transformation is in overcoming peoples’ natural resistance to change. It’s the most common barrier to business turnarounds and the single reason that […]
Being in my line of work is a bit like being a doctor. Tell people what you do and some will immediately start sharing their intimate medical details – or […]