Changing for good

Changing for good

In brief In this blog, originally written for and published by Nesta, David asks the question:What can we do to keep the community spirit that was amplified by lockdown alive and make 2020 the year we changed for good? Some of us have suffered loss in recent months....
Developing the Framework: An update

Developing the Framework: An update

In brief In July, we published ‘Developing the Framework’; an extended blog written by Tony Clements which lays out 10 ways in which local authorities can help community engagement to thrive. In this follow up blog, Tony reflects on the subsequent...
Micro Care

Micro Care

In brief In “The moment we noticed” we reported on a society wide shift from Doubting to Trusting. Here, David considers the implications, and the potential, for transforming the approach to social care. Last week we learnt that the PM had appointed a high level...
Shifting Power

Shifting Power

In brief In this, the latest in our series of lockdown reflections by our network of observers, Relate’s Director of Services, Ben Collins, reflects on what lockdown has taught us about power within service delivery.  Another busy week in lock down –...