Bernard's Blog

The big hole in big society

24 July 2012

If the government wants to get the most out of the social sector, it needs to develop a policy that addresses local needs.

Improving Procurement in Westminster

27 February 2012

 “Bad experiences of commissioning in Westminster? Let us know,” says Westminster City Council chief.

Leaders Event Report: Mergers, Procurement, Housing Benefit

16 February 2012

Last month, Voluntary Action Westminster and Paddington Development Trust organised a get-together of chairs and trustees from Westminster’s charities, voluntary organisations and community groups. 

The Refreshed Westminster Compact - Let's make a difference this time!

7 February 2012

Compact Consultations - Have you booked to come and have your say?

We would like to give this refreshed Westminster Compact clout and make it a live document that will work for the VCS in Westminster.

Community Budgets, Family Recovery, Stakeholder Group

30 January 2012

Read about what the Chief Executives Stakeholder Group is discussing at its February meeting - and share your thoughts on community budgets and family recovery.

Leadership in the new age

3 January 2012

In an age of competition, the local voluntary and community sector needs to re-discover the value of collaboration, says Bernard Collier, Chief Executive at Voluntary Action Westminster.

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