Civil Society, Politics

Shouldn’t the voluntary sector be making calls for a final say?

  What a shambles. The government has released another tranche of papers on what to expect if there is no deal, but the shape of a final outcome is still no clearer. Yet it’s the biggest and most significant event in decades. Undoing almost 50 years of EU membership will affect almost every aspect of… Continue reading Shouldn’t the voluntary sector be making calls for a final say?

Social Media

Five tips to avoid a social media meltdown

Among the usual Facebook posts about silly pets, tasty meals and holidays are those showing friends and family having fun. But what if your great night out was caught on video? A laugh yes, but maybe not so funny if your drunken antics were seen online by your employer? The instant nature of social media,… Continue reading Five tips to avoid a social media meltdown

News

Bookings open for early 2018 workshops

A range of half-day workshops from Green Pepper have been scheduled for early 2018. These include new topics such as Understanding the GDPR, and Difficult Conversations and Resolving Conflict, as well as the popular social media and new manager courses. These new dates follow the success of the workshops held in partnership with a range… Continue reading Bookings open for early 2018 workshops

Civil Society, Employment Relations

One in four staff earning less than a living wage is nothing to be proud of

Working for a charity can be very rewarding, but don’t expect to be well paid. OK, so some of the larger charities will pay their most senior post holders an attractive salary, but for most working in the sector, I doubt the prospect of a healthy wage cheque was the primary attraction. This is illustrated… Continue reading One in four staff earning less than a living wage is nothing to be proud of