News, Training

New online training workshops for your staff, volunteers and trustees

With many of us still working from home; and with the traditional training event very much shelved, Green Pepper is to run a range of low-cost, online workshops. Aimed at voluntary, community and social enterprise sector staff, volunteers and trustees, the workshops cover a range of topics, including risk assessment, data protection, safeguarding and leadership… Continue reading New online training workshops for your staff, volunteers and trustees

News, Training

Preparing to move out of lockdown

With lockdown restrictions being eased, more organisations are looking at a return to the workplace. But any such return must be properly managed; and your staff and volunteers need to be properly consulted. Indeed, to prevent the spread of COVID-19, there are a range of factors to consider, including physical distancing, personal hygiene and cleaning… Continue reading Preparing to move out of lockdown

Leadership & Management, News

Managing home workers and protecting their wellbeing

Sign up for these free webinars on the management and wellbeing of home-based and other remote workers... When the Covid-19 lockdown started, an immediate challenge for third sector organisations was how to provide continuing, but perhaps reconfigured services, to beneficiaries. The big increase in home-based working that followed was a necessary requirement. But in this… Continue reading Managing home workers and protecting their wellbeing

News, Politics

Looking forwards with hope and trepidation

So my relocation to Scotland was completed last month; and I am now looking forwards to working with the local voluntary sector and other organisations that share my interest in social change. Firstly I need to build a network of contacts and hopefully schedule some workshops on topics that can help develop the skills and… Continue reading Looking forwards with hope and trepidation