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Together We Care - growing up in the residential care system
In the second instalment in our Together We Care series, a Trowers & Hamlins and Little Bird People Development collaboration, Yetunde Dania and Alison Delaney speak to author, journalist and social worker, Rebekah Pierre.
Rebekah opens up about her experience of growing up in residential care and how this has led her to advocate for young people in the care system. She also shares her thoughts on what employers can do to support care experienced people to help them have successful careers.
Avoiding local government failure – the changes needed by the sector to safeguard against failure
In the final episode in our three-part series looking into local government governance, Partners Amardeep Gill and Scott Dorling conclude their conversation with Professor Catherine Staite, Professor of Public Management at the University of Birmingham, by discussing the changes that need to happen in order to better protect the sector from future failures.
They discuss whether a lack of transparency has been a common theme in recent failures and what the top priorities should be for local government going forward.
Avoiding local government failure – the tools and resources often overlooked by councils in trouble
In the second episode in our series exploring local government governance, Partners Amardeep Gill and Scott Dorling continue their conversation with Professor Catherine Staite, Professor of Public Management at the University of Birmingham.
Catherine shares her views on the best ways councils can properly reflect on their governance systems to see if they are working as effectively as possible and also the role of Overview and Scrutiny in preventing failure.
Avoiding local government governance failure – the lessons that can be learnt by others from current failures in the sector
In our new Governance Podcast series, Partners Amardeep Gill and Scott Dorling will be speaking to Professor Catherine Staite, Professor of Public Management at the University of Birmingham, where they will be examining what good governance looks like for local authorities and the lessons that can be learnt.
In the first episode they discuss whether it is possible to identify some of the common themes coming from the recent local government failures and what the key signs are that a system isn't working.
Together We Care - a conversation with Yetunde Dania and Alison Delaney
Welcome to our new podcast series 'Together We Care', a Trowers & Hamlins and Little Bird People Development collaboration. In this series we will be speaking to a number of different individuals about their personal experiences of the care sector in order to gain a broader understanding from the voices of care experienced people, foster carers, adopters and businesses. This podcast series is about inclusion, social mobility, acceptance, and how businesses can better understand and play an active role in supporting people who are care experienced.
In the first episode, co-hosts Yetunde Dania, Head of Trowers & Hamlins' Birmingham office and Alison Delaney, Founder and Director of national award winning management consultancy, Little Bird People Development, share personal stories of being fostered and adopted at young ages to where they are now.
Cyber Voices - a conversation with Vishvas Nayi, CyberQ Group
In the final instalment in our Cyber Voices series, Associate Amy-Rose Hayden speaks to Vishvas Nayi, Head of Cyber Operations at CyberQ, about the biggest takeaways from National Cyber Security Awareness Month and the advice he would give to a board of directors on how best to manage cyber risks.
An interesting opener on the topic.
A useful exploration of the options here.
Very informative and well put together
Looking forward to the next one
Great introduction to the topic
Looking forward to more