Governance & Funding

A more informed dialogue on charities’ role in civil society is needed

Public expectation weighs heavily on charities. They are rightly seen as forces for good, helping the vulnerable, tackling social problems, and helping to meet gaps in public services. What’s more, they do this against a backdrop of funding pressure and an increasingly complicated regulatory climate. But this level of expectation must make it difficult for… Continue reading A more informed dialogue on charities’ role in civil society is needed

News, Social Media

Further date for social media training

Following the success of the recent workshop in Leicester about promoting your organisation on social media, a further event has been scheduled for 14 September 2017. The workshop will be held at the CASE office in the city centre; and run once again by Green Pepper's director, David Green. Those attending will find out how to… Continue reading Further date for social media training

Leadership & Management, News

Ethical leadership: is the outcome more important than the means?

Green Pepper's director, David Green, has had an article about ethical leadership published on the Clore Social Leadership Blog, Leaders Now. Clore Social Leadership are a charity who develop leaders at all levels within the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector. They recently received a grant of just under £0.5 million from the Big Lottery… Continue reading Ethical leadership: is the outcome more important than the means?

Government and Politics

Civil society needs to speak up and be heard

The expectation of change I had in the first few days following the election result, sadly, is now subsiding. A Conservative government will likely continue, with Theresa May seeking the votes she needs from the DUP to stay as prime minister. My own disappointment is I am sure, widely shared by the community and voluntary… Continue reading Civil society needs to speak up and be heard