Local Cornerstone: an enabling approach to social care

May 21, 2018

By Edel Harris, Chief Executive of Cornerstone

Cornerstone is one of the largest social care providers in Scotland. We support 2,700 children, adults and families each year and our aim is ‘to enable the people we support to live a valued life, a...

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Embedding Wellbeing in Northern Ireland – from project launch to possible participants

May 16, 2018

By Aideen McGinley, Chair of the Embedding Wellbeing in Northern Ireland Advisory Group and Co-Chair of the Carnegie Roundtable on Measuring Wellbeing in Northern Ireland.

After launching our Embedding Wellbeing in Northern Ireland project , taking opportunities to present to Community Planning Partnerships at SOLACE NI and NILGA meetings, and speaking to local gov...

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Who should regulate to reduce harm in social media services?

May 10, 2018

by William Perrin, trustee of Good Things Foundation, Indigo Trust and 360 Giving. He is a former senior civil servant in the UK government. And Professor Lorna Woods, University of Essex.

We have set out in a series of blog posts a proposal for reducing harm from social media services in the UK (see end for details about the authors).   The harm reduction system will require new le...

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How would a social media harm regulator work?

May 10, 2018

by William Perrin, trustee of Good Things Foundation, Indigo Trust and 360 Giving. He is a former senior civil servant in the UK government. And Professor Lorna Woods, University of Essex.

Reducing harm in social media - regulation and enforcementWe have set out in a series of blog posts a proposal for reducing harm from social media services in the UK (see end for details about...

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Which social media services should be regulated for harm reduction?

May 8, 2018

by William Perrin, trustee of Good Things Foundation, Indigo Trust and 360 Giving. He is a former senior civil servant in the UK government. And Professor Lorna Woods, University of Essex.

This article is one of series about reducing the harm emanating from social media (see end piece for information about this work and the authors). We set out in our earlier article a proposed system...

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Reducing harm in social media through a duty of care

May 8, 2018

by William Perrin, trustee of Good Things Foundation, Indigo Trust and 360 Giving. He is a former senior civil servant in the UK government. And Professor Lorna Woods, University of Essex.

This blog is the fourth in a programme of work on a proposed new regulatory framework to reduce the harm occurring on and facilitated by social media services.  The authors William Perrin and Lorna ...

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Harm reduction in social media – what can we learn from other models of regulation?

May 4, 2018

by William Perrin, trustee of Good Things Foundation, Indigo Trust and 360 Giving. He is a former senior civil servant in the UK government. And Professor Lorna Woods, University of Essex.

This blog is the third in a programme of work on a proposed new regulatory framework to reduce the harm occurring on and facilitated by social media services.  The authors William Perrin and Lorna W...

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How can we achieve people-powered change?

May 2, 2018

By Simon Shaw, Food Power Programme Coordinator, Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming, and Better Way cell member.

The Food Power programme aims to tackle food poverty through ‘people-powered change’. What does this mean in practice and what could it achieve?Food Power focuses on how organisations c...

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Taking action for kindness – the first meeting of KIN

April 30, 2018

Rebekah Menzies, Policy and Development Officer

The first meeting of the Kindness Innovation Network (KIN) took place at The Lighthouse in Glasgow on Tuesday 27 March. Over 100 people across Scotland have committed to work together to try out innov...

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Balancing benefit and risk in public service data sharing

April 27, 2018

By Douglas White, Head of Advocacy, Carnegie UK Trust

This has been a busy week for new data about………well, data.Two substantial studies have been published during the past seven days on our attitude to and experience of tech. People, Power and...

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