EP Insights: Charity Management Briefing


EP Insights is a topical, concise and practical charity management briefing for the busy social sector leader.

Published regularly, it draws on more than 1,400 capacity-building assignments and the experiences of 120 Eastside Primetimers consultants located across the UK.

EP Insights: Management Briefing

The Social Investment Survival Kit

‘The Social Investment Survival Kit’, our latest edition, provides practical advice, stories and support for social sector leaders looking to explore social investment opportunities, from perspectives of investors, investor mangers and leaders who have gone through the process. This edition’s contributions include:

Flexible Work

This issue focusses on ‘Flexible Work’ and explores how charities can understand and apply flexible working practices within their organisations. The contributions include:

  • An interview with Kate Collins, Chief Executive at Teenage Cancer Trust, about the benefits of interim managers for her organisation
  • Tips on interim management for not-for-profits from Eastside Primetimers’ Director of Membership and Resourcing, Bernice Rook
  • Q&As with Simon Blake, Chief Executive at Mental Health First Aid, and Heather Black, Managing Director at Economic Change and Supermums
  • Our selection of the 10 best resources and tools on flexible working for the busy charity leader

Improving Impact

This issue explores how charities can not only upskill at measuring social impact, but also use the findings to drive real improvement:

  • An interview with Susannah Drury, Director of Policy and Research at Missing People, about how impact measurement helps her organisation to prove their impact and improve services
  • Eight tips on impact for charities from Eastside Primetimers Consultant Rosie Chadwick
  • Q&As with Peter Morris, Investment Director at social investor SASC, and Frank Villeneuve-Smith & Tracey Vickers from transport social enterprise HCT
  • Our selection of the 10 best resources and tools on impact for the busy charity leader

The Digital Charity

This edition examines how to take your charity through a digital transformation, with tips and insights from experienced leaders:

  • An interview with Janet Thorne, Chief Executive of Reach Volunteering, about how they brought themselves back from closure and doubled their impact by transferring services online
  • Seven tips on digital for charities from Eastside Primetimers Consultant Steve Calcott
  • Q&As with Francis Runacres, Arts Council England’s Director of Enterprise & Innovation, and Chris Martin, Chief Executive of youth charity The Mix
  • Our selection of the 10 best resources and tools on digital for the busy charity leader

Enterprise Matters

This edition explores challenges, tips and innovations to boost charity trading. It features:

Strategy 101

This first edition provided fresh thinking on how to develop and implement great strategies. Features include:

How can we help you?

Can we help your organisation to make a step change? Please contact us now on 020 7250 8334 or at dawn@ep-uk.org to speak with one of our specialists.

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