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Proventure charity donation 2014 – York Foodbank

For the 3rd consecutive year we are delighted to have donated £500 to the York Food Bank, raised as part of our annual Christmas card email campaign. We don’t send Christmas cards – for every person we email we donate £1, and for every reply from our clients and contacts we receive we also donate

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Chair of the Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board

We are pleased to be working with Leeds City Council and its wider partners in the community to search for a new Chair of the Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board. Leeds has set out its intention to be a healthy and caring city for all ages – keeping vulnerable adults safe from harm is a key

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AD Children’s Social Care – Newcastle CC appointed

We are delighted to have worked on the successful campaign to appoint the new Assistant Director of Children’s Social Care at Newcastle City Council. Following the current Assistant Director’s move to lead the innovative Family Insights Programme, Karen Simmons will take up the post from August 2016 to continue the development of these highly regarded

Union Officer Career Management Courses 2015

During February to April we delivered our regional Officer Career Management courses for the 4th year. Alongside officers attending from repeat unions, we have welcomed new unions sending their officers plus others sending their interns and society Chairs in recognition of their contribution to their organisation. This is perhaps a sign of an increased desire

Senior Management Leadership Development

We recently finished the latest stage of the Leadership Development programme delivered to a large Yorkshire local authority Corporate Leadership Team. The programme, run over 8 months, involved a number of workshops, group and one to one discussions intended to support the Council’s move towards its new visison and strategic objectives. The new vision included

Career Management courses

For the 4th consecutive year we have now started the delivery of Career Management courses held around the country at various university students’ unions. Attending these courses are some of the brightest and most capable young leaders who have been elected into representative roles by their peers. These salaried student officers spend between one and

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NUS CEO appointed

We are delighted to have worked with NUS to help them appoint their new Chief Executive – Simon Blake, who is currently Chief Executive at Brook – the national health charity which focuses on young people. Simon brings long term senior management and leadership experience in membership, campiaging and high quality service delivery organisations. NUS

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Director of Adult Social Services – Leeds City Council

A successful campaign has been concluded with the appointment of Cath Roff as the new DASS at Leeds CC. Currently DASS at Derby and with experience at Sheffield, Cath has a great feel for urban centres in the North. Cath will be joined by a newly appointed Chief Officer – Care and Access Delivery which

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Four new trustees appointed to AFG Board

Following a recent search focused campaign we are really pleased to have helped search for and select four new trustees for Alternative Futures Group. By building on our understanding of the North West charity’s growth and future plans, combined with a detailed brief on where the current board could be supplemented we undertook a search