On September 10th Homeless Link are holding a one-day conference with Social Investment Business and School for Social Entrepreneurs, sharing the learning and good practice gained from the Enterprise Development Programme, which Eastside Primetimers works on as a provider
Richard Prince spent nearly 30 years in the energy sector before making a career change to the not-for-profit sector. As part of both the core team and a consultant with Eastside Primetimers, Richard shares some insight for any one considering making the switch
Eastside Primetimers chief executive Richard Litchfield has been quoted in Third Sector today about charity restructuring, in a piece by John Plummer reflecting on the experiences of charities including Scope and Reach Volunteering
Following a successful marketing career including a senior role with Mars and then Director of Supporter Marketing with the Woodland Trust, Helen first started working with EP in 2013. She specialises in marketing, fundraising and communications and works on a wide...
Eastside Primetimers has been selected as an approved provider on the Forward Enterprise Fund, a £2m social investment fund that supports individuals, charities and social enterprises run by, or creating employment opportunities for, ex-offenders and people in recovery from addiction
Cara Evans, former CEO of HemiHelp & now Director of Partnerships for children’s disability charity Contact, talks about the process of HemiHelp’s merger into Contact and what other charities might be able to learn from their experiences
After working for a business publishing company for 26 years, Howard Sharman made the switch to the not-for-profit sector as an Eastside Primetimers member-consultant. He shares his experience with us, from making the sector transition to becoming one of EP’s regular consultants.
Is your charity making the most of today’s technologies? Eastside Primetimers digital consultant Steve Calcott provides seven top tips to ensure that you’ve got digital embedded in your strategy to better meet the needs of all of your stakeholders. Contact Digital Consultant Steve today to start a conversation.
Reach, a charity which matches skilled volunteers with charities that need them, pulled itself back from the brink of closure and doubled its impact after transferring its services online. It was a tough – but rewarding – journey, explains CEO Janet Thorne.
Arts Council England, which invests public money in arts and culture organisations, focused upon digital development among its fundees several years ago. Francis Runacres, executive director of enterprise and innovation, shares the funder’s insights into how to make digital transformation a reality
The Mix supports young people by offering advice, counselling and information online, on the telephone and through social media. CEO Chris Martin explains how a digital approach enables the charity to adapt quickly to what young people need
Eastside Primetimers has published the latest edition of our management publication EP Insights with a theme of ‘the Digital Charity’, drawing on the experience of charity leaders and looking at how to take your charity through a digital transformation
Leisure trusts are facing increasing challenges around their resilience and sustainability. Join our leisure consultant Neil Shearer and Joanna Bussell (partner, Winkworth Sherwood LLP) for our development workshop on Monday July 8th to learn more about how to strengthen your trust.
Eastside Primetimers chief executive Richard Litchfield blogs for the Access Foundation about lessons from the Reach Fund – a social investment programme where we have worked as a provider
Has your organisation considered interim management? Not sure if an interim can fit your needs? Bernice Rook, our Director of Membership and Resourcing, breaks it down – what is interim management, when should you use it and what are the costs and benefits?
Blog by our membership & resourcing director Bernice Rook for the organisation Inclusive Boards, about diversity in the charity sector and our Eastside Primetimers model for introducing people to the sector
A new CITR share offer supported by Ethex and Eastside Primetimers will help Foundation East strengthen communities in the East of England by investing in more small businesses and social enterprises
Charitable trading can bring huge rewards, but stepping into the new world of enterprise can be challenging. Eastside Primetimers director Bernice Rook offers six top tips to make your enterprise a success.
In this year’s NatWest SE100 Social Business Awards, Eastside Primetimers was named one of the top 100 social enterprises in the UK.
Eastside Primetimers has published the latest edition of EP Insights, our regular management briefing for social sector leaders, with a theme of ‘trading matters’ to look at how charities and social enterprise can generate trading income for social purpose.