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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Governance questions and the Paul Flowers debacle

by Karen hope

As a recruiter of Trustees and Chairs onto the Boards of charities I am only too aware of what constitutes good governance in the recruitment process.  With the spectacular fall from grace of Paul Flowers and the disbelief as to how he came to be appointed as the Chair of Co-op Bank, Read more


Tomorrow’s world – what inspires young people today?

By Jim Haywood

Back in the early 70’s, I remember watching the BBC programme Tomorrow’s World with a sense of fascination and excitement.  It was my weekly window into the latest innovative applications of science and technology.  Whilst some of these didn’t quite get off the ground (floating bicycles, centrally heated ski poles and plants doubling as TV aerials……), many went on to improve and enrich our lives. Read more

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