Blog

Welcome Back! Hope you all had a lovely Summer.

All, we hope you an enjoyable and restful summer break. The team have been doing a lot behind the scenes during the summer and we have a few interesting updates to share. More will  follow over the coming weeks, including our exciting venture to connect you all online...

Update on the Network’s Strategic Review and Business Planning

Following on from our recent communication about plans to become self sustaining, the Network  with support from Independent Mind and 3rd Sector Mission Control is developing a business plan and a strong strategy for the future. We have been talking to stakeholders...

Community Managed Libraries Peer Network Members Survey

Please Support Us The Community Managed Libraries Peer Network has commissioned Independent Mind to help it develop a strategy and business plan for the next 2-5 years. Independent Mind will be working with the network between June – September 2019 to consult with...

FREE Online Courses

Find below, link to FREE online courses eg GDPR - Data Protection and Security which can be accessed by anybody over the age of 19.  These FREE online courses take between six and eight weeks to complete to achieve a nationally recognised qualification at level 2....

Learning Events – webinars and workshops

Today's piece shares some of the learning and resources from the recent community engagement, volunteering and networking session in Sheffield plus links to free webinars and a face to face session in Northamptonshire. Twine Webinar - a free digital tool from Power to...

Community Business Market 2019 Survey

FE Research has been commissioned by Power to Change to undertake research which aims to assess the community business market, measure the confidence levels of business leaders and review the future outlook for different sectors. The resulting data will inform a...