News, Social Media

“Brilliant, I’ve learnt loads”

There is a clear need for training on using social media to good effect in the voluntary and community sector. Green Pepper's programme of social media workshops have proved popular and the most recent event in Rugby, held in partnership with Warwickshire CAVA, saw an interested and engaged group of participants. The workshops have all… Continue reading “Brilliant, I’ve learnt loads”

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Civil Society

Voluntary sector and trade unions: the need for common cause has never been greater

Voluntary sector organisations and trade unions have much in common. They seek social justice for their beneficiaries, they rely heavily on volunteers to help organise and support beneficiaries; and they rely on non-paid bodies to oversee their strategic direction and governance. Both types of organisation are also heavily regulated; and scrutinised by a sceptical, often… Continue reading Voluntary sector and trade unions: the need for common cause has never been greater

News, Social Media

Autumn dates added for social media training

More new dates have been added for the successful half-day workshop, Promoting Your Organisation on Social Media. The first is on Thursday 5 October, at the CASE office in Leicester. The second is on Wednesday 18 October at the Learn Warwickshire Hub, Rugby. The latter event is being organised with grateful help from Warwickshire Community… Continue reading Autumn dates added for social media training

Social Media

Social media champions will help your online community grow

Social media is changing how we reach out to people. In the last general election both the Conservative party and Labour used targeted social media advertising extensively to reach potential supporters. In the US, social media, and sadly, the spread of fake news stories, is said to have helped secure Donald Trump’s election. Truth or… Continue reading Social media champions will help your online community grow