Moving kindness “off the page”

October 18, 2019

by Ben Thurman, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

There is a sense that something is happening around kindness. Whether it is in response to a political and media discourse that feels anything but kind, or the sense that public services are strugglin...

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From what we do to how we do it: a conversation on coproduction

October 14, 2019

by Ben Thurman, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

There is a feeling that something is changing in the way that we consider knowledge and evidence. That there is an appetite for discussion about how the state provides services, how we build trust bet...

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Digital, Safeguarding and Kindness: Exploring Organisation Policies

October 4, 2019

by Anna Grant, Senior Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

This is the second blog in the #NotWithoutMe Lab series exploring Digital and Social Media Use in Youth Support, with a particular focus on organisational digital policies and practice. The key theme...

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A place-based approach to growing the Living Wage movement

October 3, 2019

By Lynn Anderson, National Coordinator, Living Wage Places Scotland

The number of working people living in poverty has risen sharply over the past 25 years due to a variety of factors including inadequacy of social security, strained public services, stagnating wages ...

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Talk of the Town

October 1, 2019

by Lauren Pennycook, Senior Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

What do Dracula, Shakespeare and Eric Morecambe all have in common? These notable figures are all used by the respective towns they are associated with – by Whitby, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Morecamb...

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Putting Wellbeing at the heart of government

September 26, 2019

by Hon Grant Robertson, New Zealand Minister of Finance, Minister for Sport and Recreation, and Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage.

To coincide with the 10 year anniversary of the publication of the Report by the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress, the Carnegie UK Trust is publishing a seri...

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Engaging policy makers and publics: the value of bringing people and ideas together

September 9, 2019

by Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE, Newcastle University and Carnegie UK Trust Trustee

University research is highly trusted and prized - but it sometimes needs a bit of help to leap out of ivory tower windows, onto policy makers’ desks and into peoples’ lives. Most academics want t...

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Talk of the Town

September 2, 2019

by Pippa Coutts, Policy and Development Manager, Carnegie UK Trust

Over the last few years, towns have frequently been called ‘left-behind’, both by the press and government . This refers to towns missing out on the benefits of economic growth, as the UK has p...

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Breaking from tradition – why we must embrace the National Performance Framework

August 29, 2019

by Anna Fowlie, Chief Executive, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

To coincide with the 10 year anniversary of the publication of the Report by the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress, the Carnegie UK Trust is publishing a seri...

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Imagination and collaboration: the benefits of working with others

August 22, 2019

By Rachel Heydecker, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

Imagination and collaboration: the benefits of working with others Our Engaging Libraries Phase 2 programme is currently open for applications for public libraries across the UK. This blog descr...

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