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How To Make It Work With Your Chair: A CEO View

by Janet Tuohy 27/03/2017

Spinning out from the safety of the Local Authority to the scary world of independence throws up many challenges. Everything is the same, but different. Relationships change; job roles can appear overnight, and you have a new enthusiastic board and Chair to contend with. The rules change. […]

Here's How We Can Regain The Public's Trust

by Craig Dearden-Phillips 22/03/2017

If you hadn't noticed, there is a crisis of trust in the establishment. As charities, we are caught up in that together with the usual rogues gallery of politicians, bankers, metropolitan liberals and "experts". […]

Why a Right to Mutualise is less important than a Case to Mutualise

by Craig Dearden-Phillips 20/03/2017

Despite the vocal enthusiasm of ex-John Lewis supremo Andy Street, who is running for Mayor of Birmingham, it is probably fair to say that Public Service Mutuals (PSMs) have not taken local government by storm in the 2010-17 period..... […]

I Am Delighted That Supercarers Is Here

by Craig Dearden-Phillips 10/03/2017

"Personally, I am delighted that Supercarers and their ilk are here. It will challenge the industry." […]

How to have a perfect (away) day

by Craig Dearden-Phillips 21/02/2017

Chief executives might loathe the idea of a board awayday, but done right they can be both enjoyable and useful. […]

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