Watch out for internships

I’ve noticed recently that a prominent second tier voluntary sector agency in my borough, Hammersmith & Fulham, have been offering the opportunity to work for 32.5 hours per week without getting paid, for up to one year, as an ‘intern’.

The ‘Intern’  will be accountable to the Director; they will have a role description as … Continue reading

Commissioning: or how to kill the goose that lays the golden egg

A personal view from Peter Bird, Coordinator of Fulham Good Neighbour Service

The Council’s Proposals

Hammersmith & Fulham Council have recently published a consultation document on their strategy for the third sector. Their definition of the third sector being all organisations that define themselves as voluntary and community organisations, charities, social enterprises, and mutuals or … Continue reading