One of the biggest challenges facing the UK is how we improve productivity across all the sectors of our economy, but it’s fair to say that it’s in the third sector where the pressure is most acute. How do we increase the productivity of an organisation? Well, it starts with you and me.
I will be hosting a small, select group of Chairs from major Charities for breakfast from 8:30am to 10:30am on the 4th of April 2017 in London. In an informal, stimulating and highly collaborative discussion, we will talk about the unique challenges facing Chairs in relation to mergers, acquisitions and sector consolidation.
We spend a huge portion of our working lives in meetings, but few of us have ever invested in learning how to run “great” meetings. Here’s what you need to know…
In almost every organisation I’ve worked with, when people say the word Culture, one of the first issues on the table is Communication and the term “Working in Silos” comes hot on its heels. Here’s the secret to dismantling those silos…
Announcing a new resource for Charity Leaders Martyn’s latest publication, the Social Investment Handbook, is now available. Click here to get your free copy Written in collaboration with Geoff Burnand […]
Sharron McIndoe, Head of Training and Consultancy at the National Autistic Society, talks to Martyn Drake about how her team developed their ethical approach to “sales”, and how that change […]
Following the press controversy on Age UK’s tie-up with utility providers, a recent report from the Charity Commission has asked questions about the ethics and appropriateness of charities entering into […]
Amanda Batten, CEO of Contact a Family, talks about her first year as CEO. In a candid and honest interview, she shares her learning from the year, including how she […]
Many small local charities are struggling to make the shift from grant-dependency to financial freedom. In this interview, Deven Pillay, CEO of Harrow Mencap, help to navigate that journey by talking through what it takes to make the leap…
Ed Archer of the SENDirect consortium (nine of the UK’s most prominent disability charities) shares her experience and learning on Social Enterprise, innovation, risk aversion and collaborative design.