Civil Society Almanac

I was invited to attend the launch of The Civil Society Almanac 2019 launched by NCVO at Cazenove last week.

NCVO conference

Russam and Trustees Unlimited were happy to be involved in the centenary celebrations of NCVO and we played a role in supporting the annual conference a few weeks ago.

Trends in remuneration

I was delighted to speak alongside Lesley Knox, Remco Chair, Legal & General plc and Louise Fisher, Chair, CIPD at a recent Winmark event about trends in senior reward and remuneration.

Walking the Talk

We are excited to announce Walking the Talk, a new cross sectoral partnership between Russam, Trustees Unlimited, New Philanthropy Capital, brap, Community Links, Chwarae Teg, and The Peel.

The secrets of successful change management

Today, more than ever, change is permanently on the business agenda. As an interim I’ve been leading transformation projects for more than 15 years, and the dynamics of change management are always challenging, yet fascinating.

Charity Talks: the importance of clear thinking

For the last few years I have regularly attended the Charity Talks held at Cass Business School by the Centre for Charity Effectiveness. November's talk was particularly special: it was the 25th anniversary event, and the last one that my old professor, Ian Bruce, was organising.

Can gagged charities speak out?

One of the most pernicious charity-sector developments in recent years has been the gagging of some charities that are in receipt of government contracts. A recent Times investigation determined that 40 charities had been 'gagged'; charities working with people claiming universal credit were among those affected. This follows a similar pattern to events a few years ago when charities working with ex-prisoners were not allowed to criticise the Justice Secretary.