Category Archives: Charities

Huw, please sort out the UC helpline


The cost to all of us, everytime someone gets on the phone to raise a concern or request information from a public sector body is huge. This relates to all agencies, irrespective of the name on the door of the … Continue reading

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When does the DfE get inspected?


The impact of an Ofsted inspection is huge on the education provider concerned, irrespective of what level of education the provider offers. The same is true of the inspections carried out by a body known as ISI who carry out … Continue reading

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The need for a major change of emphasis


The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) is a charity which was set up by Graham Allen MP in July 2013, after he had worked for several years on the need to invest time and resources in the lives of young children … Continue reading

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Who gets to decide on public rates of pay?


A couple of weeks ago Jo Johnson who is a Government Minister added his voice to that of several Parliamentary colleagues over the rates of pay received by senior University Staff. This week another case has emerged of high levels … Continue reading

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What we need to do to improve society


Yesterday I wrote a blog about how protecting children and their parents from Domestic Abuse and Domestic Violence will require a major shift in the way in which statutory agencies such as the Police and Local Government departments engage with … Continue reading

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Critical path in stopping Domestic Abuse


On Tuesday a report into Domestic Abuse and Domestic Violence was jointly published by a number of national inspection agencies entitled “The multi-agency response to children living with domestic abuse”. The report raises a number of vital issues yet appears to have … Continue reading

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A worthwhile point of view


According to this interview in third sector magazine, Rob Wilson who was Minister for Civil Society from September 2014 to June 2017 has some valuable perspectives, even if there are many elements I disagree with. He states clearly at the … Continue reading

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